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History Week 2021

FROM THE GROUND UP

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When 4-12 September 2021
Location Online
History week

This year, the annual, state-wide celebration’s theme is ‘From the Ground Up’. We are celebrating History Week with the following activities:

 

  • An online exhibition, entitled ‘Camden’s Grass Roots – people and places’, which will contain lots of information written by Council’s Local Studies Librarian and supported with photographs. Please click here to view the exhibition. 

 

  • Special History Week Storytime sessions, delivered by passionate Camden Libraries staff, on Monday 6, Wednesday 8, Friday 10 September, 10am on our Camden Libraries Facebook page.

 

  • An instructional video on how to start your family tree on Ancestry.com, which is a free e-resource for Camden Library members, on Thursday 9 September, 9am on our Camden Libraries Facebook page.

 

  • Local primary and high school students will have the chance to submit writing pieces about the history behind the establishment of their schools, ‘from the ground up’. All submissions are to be submitted electronically by email to nlnlibrary@camden.nsw.gov.au by Friday 27 September. Submissions will be displayed on the Camden Libraries website from Monday 6 October. 

 

Camden History Society  

For more information go to camdenhistory.org.au

 

Camden Area Family History Society

For more information go to cafhs.org.au

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