Local Area History

The beginnings of Orara Settlement

Hi family and friends,

Have you ever wondered what it might have been like for Amandus and Mary when they first came to the Orara Valley, with their family of 10 children under the age of 15? There were no towns or roads into the valley, check out our first update where we get a glimpse into what life might have been like for Amandus and Mary and their young family.

Scrub at Upper Orara, 1907 (01/01/1907 – 31/12/1907),Coffs Collections, accessed 05 Oct 2022, https://coffs.recollect.net.au/nodes/view/47196

You can click on the link below or navigate through the menu above to our new section on local history.

>>>> The History of the Orara Settlement <<<<

Don’t forget we are also welcoming your stories and will be in touch soon with more information regarding how to send stories in. For now, please enjoy our first update with thanks to Ian for his work in putting this together.

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