Jack Fisher Looks Back

Jack Fisher Looks Back
Jack Fisher looks back

Catering for the swimming fraternity in the days before Environmental Impact Statements were invented wasn't a difficult matter if the enterpreneurial activities of the Fisher family at Five Dock Bay…

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Frederick Cavill and his Amazing Baths

Frederick Cavill and his Amazing Baths
Prof Cavill swim class

Cavill migrated to Australia, reaching Melbourne with his family in February 1879.  He soon moved to Sydney and set up as a 'professor of swimming' at his Lavender Bay Baths. …

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The White Cross at Mount York

The White Cross at Mount York
The Cross on the Hill

For many years one of the Blue Mountains’ most distinctive landmarks was a large white cross on the cliff-edge at Mount York which could be glimpsed from the highway between…

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We need your help!

We need your help!
Cloak

Found in our collection was this stunning outfit.   Unfortunately we don't know anything about it. The only clue we have is an attached piece of paper saying it was…

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Homebush Bay Shipwrecks

Homebush Bay Shipwrecks
Betty Candy knows her subject

If you didn't attend our August event you missed a great day.  Betty Candy's talk was a great success bringing over 60 guests to hear her. It's amazing how many…

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