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Lane Cove Historical Society

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August 2019

Lane Cove Historical Society ‘At the Podium’

27 August 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

AUGUST 27: FRANK WALKER The Scandalous Freddie McEvoy The renowned and respected journalist and best-selling non-fiction writer, Frank Walker, presents his account of the notorious Freddie McEvoy. Freddie McEvoy—the Australian gent who put the meaning into 1940s 'British Suave’—socialite, sportsman, heiress hunter, scoundrel, and suspected spy, Freddie cut the rug through Britain and the U.S. with his close friend, Errol Flynn. It seems the stuff of legend, but Frank Walker reports the facts, as startling as they are.

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September 2019

The Great Lane Cove Photo Scan

15 September 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Carisbrook Historic House, 334 Burns Bay Rd
Lane Cove, NSW 2066 Australia
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Between 10am and 4pm on Sunday 15 September, the LCHS is turning the Museum Room at Carisbrook Historic House into a digital photography hub. It is an exercise to increase our archival photo collection whilst helping you to digitise your precious family memories. We will scan for free, while-you-wait, any ten of your family photographs to a USB stick provided by you.* The scans will be in high res JPG format and scanned individually in a flat-bed scan to ensure…

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Lane Cove Historical Society ‘At the Podium’

24 September 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

SEPTEMBER 24: DR STEPHEN GAPPS The Sydney Wars Stephen Gapps is curator at the Australian National Maritime Museum. He is also an historian and his recent, provocative, book, The Sydney Wars, deals with the period 1788 until 1817. His work is the first detailed research "to see Aboriginal tactics as military tactics at all." Stephen grasps the military context of how British & Aboriginal forces developed their tactics & how the violence played out.  

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October 2019

Lane Cove Historical Society ‘At the Podium’

22 October 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

OCTOBER 22: LCHS Lane Cove History Prize Awards Night Who will win our $2,000 cheque? The best thing about this meeting is the happiness radiated from the winner! It is good to be recognised for good research into our local history. Our thanks again to the generous support given by Hyecorp Property Group who will provide the prize money for another year.

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