Paterson’s Early Learning

In one of our Museum display cabinets there is a shelf displaying an old fashioned school pupil size slate and an unopened 1860’s packet of ...
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Ion Idriess was wounded at Gallipoli and Beersheba whilst a member of the 5th Australian Light Horse. He returned to Australia and in 1927 and ...
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A Rare Spice Tin

In the days before corner shops and cellophane packets, cooks and housewives from hotels to outback bark homes all used individual spices - e.g. they ...
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Banjo Bronze Officially Unveiled

The official unveiling of the A B “Banjo” Paterson statue was held on February 17, 2021. Unveiled by Mr Ian McNamara A.M., the statue takes ...
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Banjo’s ‘Clancy of the Overflow’ Now Available in Japanese

Written and published in The Bulletin in 1889, ‘Clancy of the Overflow’ is one of Paterson’s best loved poems. This romantic tale has delighted several ...
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From Little Acorns Mighty Oak Trees Grow

The preliminary work for the Banjo Paterson… More Than a Poet’ Sculpture has begun. This is the beginning of what is called the armature. This ...
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Edward Harrington’s Homage to “Banjo” in Poem

With Anzac Day later this week it’s time to give some thought to the many thousands of Australians who served in the First World War. ...
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Cypress Pine Wool Table on Display

This Cypress Wool Table was built in the year 1900 by the same builders who built the District Depot Woolshed on the property “Horseshoe Vale” ...
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Curio – One of the Greatest Rides In Australian History

Two of the greatest horse rides in Australian history are “The Man from Snowy River” and when Alan Woods rode Curio. Very pleased to welcome ...
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Banjo on Australian Currency

It’s nearly two years since the Reserve Bank of Australia visited us at the Banjo Paterson… more than a Poet’ Exhibition on the 17th February ...
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Banjo’s Mother – A History Uncovered… Boree Nyrang Molong

When Emily Mary Darval married Robert Barton in 1840, they moved to Boree Nyrang near Molong in NSW here they raised eight children. The second ...
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Banjo Makes New Year’s Honour List 1939

Sydney Morning Herald January 1st 1939 A lengthy New Year’s Honour List for the Commonwealth including four Knighthoods was announced at Government House Canberra last ...
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Rockend Known as Banjo Paterson Cottage

Banjo Paterson’s Grandfather (Robert Barton) passed away in Sydney at the Australia Club in Macquarie Street from complications resulting from of a sulky accident incurred ...
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Yeoval Rallies Till it Rains!

With the financial support of St Vincent de Paul, Cabonne Council, Dubbo Red Cross and the Yeoval Progress Association along with the driving force of ...
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Banjo’s Polo Horse Sales

Not unlike the many new and second-hand car sales yards found in every city, suburb, town and regional centre today, Horse Livestock Sale Yards were ...
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Whilst in the Banjo Paterson… more than a Poet Museum, pick up a guide to the Banjo Paterson Bush Park sculptures - all of which ...
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Waltzing Matilda With “Andy”

When visiting the Banjo Paterson…more than a Poet Museum, it’s a must to cross the road to the Banjo Paterson Bush Park and the Giant ...
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In the Family – Did You Know Alice Paterson Served Her Country Too?

Once established in Egypt in charge of the Remount Station at Moascar with 230 horse breakers to oversee and thousands of horses to break in, ...
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