SCONE Scouts will celebrate its centenary later this year.
TRAGEDY: A group portrait of the nursing staff of the 2/13 Australian General Hospital, taken in September 1941, with Ada Joyce Bridge (second from the left in front row).
PLANE ENVIOUS: A pilot obviously enjoying the companionship of his female friend. The Aussies in the background seem just a bit envious. Picture: Courtesy of The Digger's View by Juan Mahony.
Australian Joint Stock Bank, (AJS) (12) Newcastle, circa 1870s (Photo Credit: Digitised by Anne Glennie from Glennie Family Albums) Click for larger view
Local historian, Pat Quinn, will provide a guided bus tour around significant local history sites on Australia Day.
Find out how to access records to trace your home’s history in a workshop at Morisset Library.
A replica of the Bouffier Cross has been installed in a paddock on Debeyers Road, Pokolbin.
GENEROUS: This was the first aircraft donated by NSW. It is Bristol Fighter B1148 inscribed “The White Belltrees” donated by J H E A White and V White, Scone, and it served with 1Sqn Australian Flying Corps in the Middle East (Palestine and Syria).
Weston Fire Brigade
Looking back looking forward: As the city prepares to celebrate its Bicentenary, the community is being asked for ideas.