Dr Rex Stubbs Commemorative History Day Community activities
Hawkesbury Regional Museum will honour the memory of former Mayor, Dr Rex Stubbs OAM, on the afternoon of Saturday, 25 August, throwing open its doors and inviting one and all to ‘celebrate Hawkesbury history’.
Dr Stubbs was a Hawkesbury City Councillor for 26 years, including ten terms as Mayor. He had an abiding interest in art, history and culture, and championed the development of Hawkesbury Regional Museum and Hawkesbury Regional Gallery. History was his first love, and as well as writing several books and articles on local history, he was a member and President of Hawkesbury Historical Society for nearly 30 years. He was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 2001.
The fun begins at 1:30pm with children’s activities and popular music from the 70s to today, plus Colonial tunes, performed by Brett ‘the hat’ Green, who delighted audiences in June with his performance at Make Music Day.
There will also be displays and information stands by regional historical groups including Hawkesbury Historical Society, First Fleeters, The Convict Trail Project, Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum, Hawkesbury Branch National Trust, Hawkesbury Family History Group and Friends Of Hawkesbury Art Community and Regional Gallery.
The Museum is located at 8 Baker Street, Windsor www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/museum
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