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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.


November 2016


Tuesday 1st November. 9am - 1pm
     Working Bee to prepare Glenalvon for a busy November. Help required with dusting, cleaning floors, washing dinner service etc etc

Saturday 5th November. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 3 pm.
     Tours of the house and grounds.
     Fisher's Ghost Parade.

Monday 7th November. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 12th November.  Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 3 pm
    Tours of the house and grounds.
    Fisher's Ghost Street Stall.

Sunday 20th November  Campbelltown District Family History Society.
    Compiling Photo Albums
    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 26th November. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 26th November.
   Our November General Meeting will be different!
   Join us in a special members tour of Glenalvon at 1:00 pm,
     followed by our business meeting, then enjoy a special Afternoon tea celebrating Christmas for all members.
   No speaker, just members and friends!
   Our last meeting of 2016. Please join us!


December 2016

No activities. We will return for the 1st Open Day on Monday 6th February 2017.


Upcoming Activities at Glenalvon for which we need Volunteer assistance.

* Friday 4th November - morning tea and tour

* Wednesday 16th November - 2pm tour only

* Wednesday 23rd November -  morning tea and tour - 52 visitors expected.

* Thursday 24th November - morning tea and tour - small 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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