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A reminder to all that membership renewals are now due. If you do not have a form or you do not wish to renew, please email or phone Kay on 0418493676.


Our display features items from the Society’s collection.

In the Servant's Quarters one showcase is for Gentlemen's Personal Items, two will be for Ladies' Personal Items and the 4th one will have International costume dolls from the Lazzarini collection.The red lace teaset is now in the sitting room. In the Library we have a framed picture of  Dr. Smythe at the Stable door.  He was one of the doctors who practiced  at Glenalvon.


Local artist Michelle Arentz will be loaning us three of her artworks of historic buildings of Campbelltown. These will be on display in the upstairs sitting  room from Monday August 8th. The buildings will be the Court House, CBC Bank and McGuannes Shop.


Please visit Glenalvon on one of our Open Days to support the volunteers who work so hard to keep Glenalvon open.


September 2016


3rd - 11th September.
    History Week 2016: Neighbours

Monday 5th September. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 10th September.  Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm

Sunday 11th September  Campbelltown District Family History Society.
    Irish Family History Course
    Campbelltown Library, Meeting Room 1
    Arrive by 10.45am.   Course duration: 11.00am to 3.30 pm.
    Cost: $10.00               Bring your own lunch.
    To book please contact Denise Baxter at:
    or phone 02 46258612.    

Saturday 24th September. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 24th September.
    Members Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.
    Speaker: Anthony Sinclair.
    Topic: “Old Musical Instruments”.
    Afternoon Tea will be provided.


October 2016

Monday 3rd October. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 8th October.  Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm

Saturday 22nd October. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 22nd October.
    Members Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.
    Launch of Grist Mills.
    Speaker: Robert Wheeler.
    Topic: “Sir Thomas Mitchell”.
    Afternoon Tea will be provided.


Upcoming Activities at Glenalvon for which we need Volunteer assistance.


* Wednesday 7th September - School Tour.
* Wednesday 14th September - Tour Group.
* Saturday 17th September - Tour Group.

Glenalvon is a classic sandstone town house dating from 1830. On open mornings the property is open from 10am to 1pm and activities include tours of the house, heritage gardens, buildings and the Rural exhibition centre.


The contact number for Glenalvon, if you have any questions is: 02 4625 1822.


Please also visit our updated shop at following link:




David Beddie

Treasurer & Newsletter Editor, CAHS



Volunteers and guests at the fishers Ghost Parade Day

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