MVHS

Upcoming Events

Wednesday 28 Jul 2021, 10am - Significance workshops to be held on this date have been RE-SCHEDULED due to COVID restrictions.
Wednesday 18 Aug 2021, 10am - This year's Annual General Meeting will be held in the Auditorium of Wingham RSL (venue yet to be confirmed).
Wednesday 18 Nov 2021, 10am - General meeting to be held in the Meeting Room of Wingham Museum.
Tuesday 7 Dec 2021, 10am - Christmas party! Details to be announced.
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MVHS

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Below you will find a collection of monthly newsletters, press releases and other news relevant to the members and volunteers of MVHS...

Isabella Mary Kelly

Manning Valley Pioneering Settler Isabella Mary Kelly was an independent property owner and a very early settler in the Manning Valley. She was disliked by her male counterparts who had her falsely convicted of a crime she did not commit. Actor: Cassidy Donavan Writer: Robyn Greenaway and Cherie Jenkins. Director/Editor: Jake Davey Studios. This video…

Rehousing the Collection – An Update

This project proposed to rehouse the photographic and document collection of the MVHS Research Centre. It was based on the recommendations of Conservator, Kaye Soderlund, following her 2019 audit and was made possible through an $8,144 grant presented by the National Library of Australia in 2020. Twelve months on from winning the grant and our…

Rotary Donation

  July 20, 2021 To the Rotary Club – Wingham, Please accept our thanks for your recent donation of $600 to the Manning Valley Historical Society. As you know, we were able to purchase a laptop with the money you donated, which will fulfil an important role in the museum. Its flexibility will allow us…

May-June-July 2021 Newsletter

Manning Valley Historical Society Behind the Scenes in the Museum Even with the difficulties surrounding us we are still managing to develop our Museum. Many thanks must go to our volunteers who, with their combined efforts, make our society and museum what they are today. Dr Kelly’s buggy, featured in the previous Newsletter, has now…

Rescheduled – MVHS Tour of Glenn Innes and Inverell

  May 20th, 21st, & 22nd May 2021   We are planning another tour this time in the New England area. The plan is to go to Glenn Innes, stay overnight, look at the Land of the Beardies History House Museum, then on to John and Josie Ellis Collection. We could also have a look…

Press Release – A Night at the Flix

  A Night at the Flix is a SHINE Festival event hosted by the volunteers of the Manning Valley Historical Society with the support of Arts Mid North Coast. It follows on from the Society’s hugely successful Night in the Museum evenings held in 2019 prior to the Covid pandemic. This year’s event will cover…

March / April 2021 Newsletter

Manning Valley Historical Society   Behind the Scenes in the Museum The Presidents Report With the very difficult year 2020 behind us we are looking forward to, hopefully, being able to journey through 2021 with a more relaxed approach. The ever-changing pandemic regulations and restrictions, made operating our society and Museum challenging, to say the…

February 2021 GM Minutes

MANNING VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC Founded 20 May 1964 MONTHLY MEETING – 17 FEBRUARY 2021   Meeting declared open at 10.05 am with President, Terry Tournoff in the chair.   ATTENDANCE Attended: Kaye Wallace, Carol Clarke, Terry Tournoff, Kathie Bell, John Wooldridge, Judy Yarrington, Kath Hill, Maurie Garland, Jeff Chan, Scott Grant, Leslie Poulton, Judith…

December 2020 Newsletter

Manning Valley Historical Society   Behind the Scenes in the Museum   Christmas Greetings to All The effects of the coronavirus with regulations and restrictions continue to play a noticeable role in the day-to-day operations of our museum. We have been fortunate that, after the total shutdown in April/May, with protocols in place the museum…

Press Release – MVHS Annual General Meeting

Manning Valley Historical Society [MVHS] recently conducted its Covid-delayed Annual General Meeting at the Wingham Services Club. The meeting was well attended by many of the volunteers who contribute to the success of the Wingham Museum and the extensive range of MVHS research, educational and archival activities. Outgoing President Gary Hollis commended members on their…