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Glenalvon is the Headquarters of The Campbelltown and Airds Historical Society, Glenalvon is our home as well as an historic house listed by Heritage New South Wales. You can learn more about our historic home with the link at the top of this page.
Since 1947, we and our predecessors have collected artefacts and items of note from around the country and particularly those from the Campbelltown district. From agricultural items, to wedding dresses, we preserve those things accepted for donation, willed, or even if necessary, purchased. Why? So those who visit, can learn a little about the past and enjoy seeing how their ancestors may have lived, also because it's satisfying to do so. Our members are a diverse group, from retirees to students, bankers to businessmen, farmers to housewives, we all have fun.
Social outings and afternoon teas aside, we like helping people find out about our ancestors, how and where they lived, what they did and how they did it. We each contribute our individual talents to the task of teaching others, showing them something of the past in their present. See our Social Photo Album Page...
Visitors are always welcome at our meetings, or just drop by on an open day, have a cup of tea and a chat with us. See our Volunteers page.
Members meetings are held at Glenalvon on the 4th Saturday of every month, February to November from 1:30 pm, and feature a wide range of guest speakers.
Society membership is open to all and has many benefits including 3 of our research journals every year. Special events are held throughout the year as we celebrate significant community and heritage festivals.
Affiliated with the Royal Australian Historical Society Inc.
Member of Museums Australia and the Southern Highlands & Illawarra Chapter of Museums Australia
Registered under Charitable Fundraising Act, 1991 No. CFN10417
GST Registration Number 68 199 688 264
ABN 68 199 688 264
Follow the links on the right hand side of this page for further information on the society and its members.
Images used on this page: Servants Quarters IMG_4269web.jpg, Members Social IMG_4222.jpg, Members Meeting _MG_0623.jpg, aboutus.jpg Top of page,
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