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Shoalhaven in the 19th century


Pulling together a history about Terara proved somewhat difficult. Despite it being, at one stage, the commercial center of Shoalhaven. Put simply… floods. 2,595 more words

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Remembering Dr. Lawrence M. Clark Sr.

Today marks the sixth anniversary of the passing of Dr. Lawrence M. Clark. Dr. Clark was an accomplished mathematician and college administrator at North Carolina State University, but was equally passionate about following a calling to record the local African-American history of his hometown, Danville, Virginia. 107 more words

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Upcoming Genealogy Class & Workshop- Tuesday, Jan. 30, 6 & 7pm

Join us on Tuesday, January 30 here at the Marlboro Free Library for two of our popular genealogy programs! Patrons are welcome to stay for either just one or both programs, but please be aware if you’d like to reserve one of the Library laptops for the 7:00 pm workshop, registration is required. 164 more words

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February Speaker Series: Let's Dance!

Journey back to the days of Big Bands, dancing shoes, and summer nights.  February’s Speaker Series features local author Peter Young as he shares stories from his book, … 63 more words



The row of terrace houses along White Horse Lane in Trowse Newton is called Russell Terrace. The terrace was built in about 1880 by the Colman family who developed Trowse as a model village to house their workforce from nearby Carrow Works. 928 more words

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Learn About the First Greenhouses with Antiques Expert Frank Farmer Loomis

Visit local historical greenhouses while learning about their unique history in a new Communiversity course taught by a local author and antiques appraiser.

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Volunteers needed!

Are you interested in local history? Would you like to learn more about your village or town and help us with the next stage of Dig Village?  140 more words

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