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    1. [AUS-NSW-PENRITH] Penrith history conference and fair
    2. Lorraine Stacker
    3. Hi all Penrith City Library will be holding a History Conference: Convicts and Colonists History Conference and Family History Fair<https://penrithhistory.com/2019/07/02/convicts-and-colonists-history-conference-and-family-history-fair/> 31 August 10am - 4pm In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Emu Plains Convict Farm's establishment and Penrith's early colonial history. History Conference - Where: Peter Goodfellow Theatrette Cost: $25 (conference only) bookings via penrith.city/library <https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/history-conference-convicts-and-colonists-tickets-63840582902> Speakers will explore this early colonial period and give insights into researching your family and local history Conference Speakers include: Professor Grace Karskens - historian and archaeologist Lorraine Stacker - Emu Plains Convict Farm historian Steve Ford - historical land researcher State Records archivist - speaking on researching your convict and colonist family history PLUS - the launch of the revised edition of Lorraine Stacker's history of the convict farm - Chained to the soil on the Plains of Emu Family History Fair Where: Library lower lounge Cost: Free entry bookings not required Meet local historical groups from outer Western Sydney and beyond and gain tips and guidance for conducting your own research. If you would like a free table to spread the word on your research, family history or group, please email [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> Love to see you there for this wonderful historic occasion. Lorraine Stacker Library Research Services Supervisor E [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> T +612 4732 7886<tel:+612%204732%207886> | F +612 4732 7958 | M +61410 562 743 <tel:+61410%20562%20743> PO Box 60, PENRITH NSW 2751 www.visitpenrith.com.au <http://www.visitpenrith.com.au> www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au <http://www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au> [image]<http://www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au/> [image]<http://www.twitter.com/penrithcouncil> [image] <http://www.facebook.com/penrith.city.council> [image] <https://www.linkedin.com/company/penrith-city-council/> Follow us [image]<https://t.xink.io/Tracking/Index/rhQAADgvAABc9AYA0>

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