History Parkes

stories, photos, anecdotes….. sharing the past

Category Archives: Rotary Fun Run

Scott Westcott – from Alectown to Copacabana (via Newcastle!)

As 2016 saw the┬áSummer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the Parkes Library history blog will focus on Olympians from the Parkes Shire. Each post will provide a snapshot of … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Harrison Park

The home of soccer in Parkes, which is Harrison Park, was named after hardworking local Ron Harrison. Although cricket has also been played on Harrison Park, it is the world’s … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · 1 Comment