Archive for the ‘Riverstone Historical Society’ Category

Upcoming Events

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Listed below are Riverstone & District Historical Society’s upcoming events. This list is continually updated so please remember to check here for updated information prior to events:

        Photos of Riverstone book. The book is available from the Museum, Dr Sundin’s Dental Surgery and Copyprint. Please see further details in the blog below.

After the success of the Riverstone 200 events, we have been able to purchase bookcases for the Museum. Our reference books are now more readily accessible for those wishing to research their family tree of read more about aspects of Riverstone’s history.

Photos of Riverstone book available

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Our publication for 2010 is a wonderful book of photographs of Riverstone. The book is 254 pages. The cost is $35 (or $50 posted). The book will be available from the Museum in Feburary onwards, Sundin’s Dentist in Garfield Road from 5 January 2011, or Copyprint from 14 January. Postal orders to Riverstone & District Historical Society Inc, PO BOX 202 RIVERSTONE NSW 2765, with cheque or money order for $50.

2006 Riverstone Journal added to Library

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

The 2006 Riverstone Journal has been added to the Local History Resources Collection and is now freely available in PDF format.

To view the journal, please navigate to the 2006 Riverstone Journal Record and click on the PDF symbol in the upper right hand section of the Webpage.

The 17 articles in this edition of the Riverstone Journal cover many  aspects of Riverstone’s history including Riverstone’s bus service, hotels & produce stores in Riverstone, motor racing at Schofields aerodrome,  Riverstone personalities (Nevis Worboys, Ray Brookes and John McHugh), amongst others.

We hope you enjoy the journal.

Riverstone Festival 2010 Report

Monday, June 14th, 2010

The Riverstone Festival was a great success. Record numbers of people watched the parade which was lead by members of the Historical Society, with members of the community dressed in apparel representing our history over 200 years.

Historical Society leads parade

 

The Society stall was busy all day, with members answering questions and selling memorabilia. Our display of photos, especially Riverstone Primary school photos were very popular.

Residents reading booklets at the Society stall

2009 Riverstone Journal

Monday, June 7th, 2010

The 2009 edition of the Riverstone Journal is now available for purchase. Please see the Publications and Membership Web Page for more details.