Category: Feature2

  • Battling Big Floods in 1914

    Battling Big Floods in 1914

    Extracts from the Moruya Examiner and South Coast Advocate 28 March 1914 – The March flood of 1914 which visited this district during the early part of the week was exactly two feet lower at Mullenderree and on the flat land on this side of the river than the flood of 1898, just 16 years […]

  • Assigned: Convicts who came to Broulee Moruya District

    Assigned: Convicts who came to Broulee Moruya District

    NEW Book Now Available Assigned: New book which explorers the lives of the convicts who were assigned to Broulee Moruya region or who settled there after their sentences had expired. Published with funding from the NSW Cultural Grants Program, this book has been meticulously researched and edited by the Genealogy volunteers of the Society.  Read […]

  • Cased Photographs – Reflections on a Process

    Cased Photographs – Reflections on a Process

    From our Collection Team In the early days of photography from the 1840’s, having a portrait taken was a very special and expensive event. The resultant photographs were a unique object created in camera. To protect and show these portraits off to best advantage the photograph was presented in a beautiful small leather-bound case and […]

  • Memories of Moruya Show

    Memories of Moruya Show

    by Shirley Jurmann Yes, I’m talking about the MORUYA Show, not the Eurobodalla Show. The Agricultural and Pastoral Society was first formed in 1869. Soon the Show became an event eagerly looked forward to by children and adults alike. In 1890 an area on the river bank near where the Bowling Green and Tennis Courts […]