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Category Archives: Hope on the Horizon

Cookamidgera

Travelling to Parkes on the “Orange Road” (technically Henry Parkes Way) there is a little village on the left, Cookamidgera. While its heyday has come and gone, it still holds … Continue reading

October 31, 2019 · 6 Comments

Dr Dagmar Berne – pioneer of Australian women doctors

There are many people in the history of Australia who deserve greater recognition than they receive. And¬†HistoryParkes would like to redress this injustice, primarily¬†of those people who were one time … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · 6 Comments