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Captain Wilson Avenue

Many historical and significant people can be found by reading the street names of the Parkes Shire. Road names such as ‘Church Street’ and ‘Railway Sreet’ indicate close proximity to … Continue reading

August 21, 2017 · 3 Comments

A look back… at the winter of 1932

This post will continue to highlight a particular time in the vast history of the Parkes Shire, focusing on the winter of 1932. A comparison of newspapers – then and … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

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