Tag: Moruya and District Historical Society

  • Back to the Future in Family History

    Back to the Future in Family History

    In the New Scientist Magazine of the 28 June Jennifer Ouellette discusses the mixing of science and history to reveal the ideas of the past in an article entitled Back to the Future. With the number of records now being digitised and tagged historians have been given a wide range of information previously unavailable except in […]

  • In 1840 Broulee was ‘a perfect hell upon earth’

    In 1840 Broulee was ‘a perfect hell upon earth’

    Today Broulee is a popular place and a real population centre. However it has not always been so attractive and so popular. Where land and property is relatively easy to sell and expensive to purchase now, it wasn’t always the case. The first port in the Eurobodalla area was established at Broulee. As a  dangerous […]

  • One hundred years ago today…….

    One hundred years ago today…….

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1913, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: HOSPITAL BEE. – It is computed by Mr. Dawson that fully 35 tons of earth were ploughed and shifted with barrows by a bee of eight workers at the hospital on Wednesday in the preparation […]

  • For Your Diary

    For Your Diary

    The AGM of our society is at 10am on Wednesday 14 August. The meeting will be held in the meeting room behind the museum. Prior to the meeting we will have a brief presentation by Christine Greig Adams on Moruya Granite Quarry – ‘Moruya’s Golden Years’. After the meeting please join us for a cup […]