Educational requirements of Concord were commenced in a private school conducted by Mrs. Love, near Bray Grove. On Mrs. Love's
Blue Bag Before we had modern laundry detergents with optical brighteners, there was a mysterious little blue bag that was
I remember when the loo was a dunny,And the pan man came at night;It wasn’t the least bit funnyGoing out
Arnott’s was founded by William Arnott, who opened up the first factory in Newcastle in 1865. The macaw parrot has
October 1, 1993: The TELEGRAM delivery service ceased in Australia.October 2, 1984: Sony’s DISCMAN was launched.October 3, 1984: TIM MCCARTNEY-SNAPE
Edward George Day The Drummoyne War Service Record lists the names of hundreds of men and women from the district
MAYOR DEFIED – A WOMAN INTRUDES A stormy scene developed at Concord Council last night in sharp contrast to the usually
The History of the Kookaburra Coins Australia entered a modern age post World War I and for many Australians, it
The discovery of gold in Australia in the 1850s led to the opening up of the country as settlement expanded
September 1948: It’s 75 years since Australia’s first HOLDEN motor car rolled off the assembly line. It cost £675 plus
Glove Stretchers Gloves have been used since prehistory and they have been worn for warmth, protection, a badge of distinction
Frank Jones’ downfall came when he accidentally set alight to a shed at Concord Quarry and was badly injured. While
Captain James Cook was a skilled sailor who had explored more of the world's oceans than anyone before him. But
This area has an extensive history well beyond the Longbottom Stockade that was established there. Although there is nothing of
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved member, Hazel King, on 31st August.  She
At about 9:30 pm on Saturday, 27th July 1935, there was a loud explosion coming from the vicinity of the
An Inspired Life Although now largely forgotten, George Cummins lived a remarkable life, inspiring all who knew him by his
In April 2023, unbeknown to us, author Vanessa Berry visited our museum and left this comment on our website. With
A Naval Jacket (c late 19th Century) A dark navy blue wool serge, double-breasted naval "under dress" uniform with gold
"They" say we have no history, but "they" don't understand. We know it's steeped in history, it's a proud and