Tag: Anderson

  • News from 100 years ago – 1 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 1 October 1921

    Featured Image: The new school in Bodalla that is referred to in this issue replaced this schoolhouse and residence. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  1 October 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society OPENING OF THE NEW BODALLA SCHOOL. – … took place under happy auspices on Saturday last, 24th einst. It has for […]

  • EVENT: WHEN WAR CAME TO MORUYA

    EVENT: WHEN WAR CAME TO MORUYA

    Gary Traynor is hosting the following event on Monday 19 July 2021 – the exact date of the 105th anniversary of the death of Raymond Bishop and David Anderson – both local boys. Event:       WHEN WAR CAME TO MORUYALocation:  World War 2 concrete Bunker, Thelmore Pistol Club.Time:        6.15 for 6.30 […]

  • The “salubrious little seaside resort” of Batemans Bay was in the news 100 hears ago.

    The “salubrious little seaside resort” of Batemans Bay was in the news 100 hears ago.

    Featured image: Former Catholic Church, Nelligen c. 2013 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 30 October 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society Don’t forget the Oddfelows’ Ball on 12th Nov. the social gathering of the year. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT.– That live Secretary, Mr. C. Carter, has extended to us the usual Press Courtesy for […]

  • Seasons Greetings!

    Seasons Greetings!

    What would Christmas be without the much loved symbols of the season – the decorated Christmas tree, gift giving, Christmas crackers (bon bons) and Christmas cards? These symbols all became immensely popular during the Victorian era. By 1900 Christmas was the biggest celebration in the British, and therefore Australian, calendar, The first Christmas card was […]

  • Modesty must be preserved at all costs!

    Modesty must be preserved at all costs!

    One of the most striking exhibits in the Moruya Museum’s current exhibition Highlights of the Moruya Museum is this side saddle. Fran Hassall, one of our volunteers,  chose this striking  object to display and wrote the text, and the title, for the object’s label. The exhibition, featuring objects ranging from a  ball gown, an 1861 school […]

  • Narooma In Festal Array – News from 100 years ago.

    Narooma In Festal Array – News from 100 years ago.

    Featured Image: The facade of the Narooma Kinema, housed in the historic Soldiers Memorial School of Arts Hall. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: KIND FRIENDS – We have to acknowledge with sincere thanks some beautiful samples of his choice apples from […]

  • The Wallpapered Manse…if these walls could talk.

    The Wallpapered Manse…if these walls could talk.

    Take a glimpse into the history of domestic interiors and artefacts of houses in the Eurobodalla. This wonderful exhibition uses the collection from the historical Presbyterian Manse in Moruya, and  MDHS historical collections as a touch-stone to rediscover the domestic life of families in local homes. Peter Freeman, local heritage architect and author , recognised the significance […]