Marble Memorial Miracle

Marble Memorial Miracle

When St David’s Presbyterian Church, Uralla, was closed, Mr Darcy Hassett removed two WW1 memorial plaques and a photograph of the men on the marble Honour roll and displayed them in his Military Museum in Bridge Street, Uralla.Mr James Swales,…

“SUNNY JIM” CELEBRATIONS BOWL US OVER!

“SUNNY JIM” CELEBRATIONS BOWL US OVER!

Tribute to the “Best Batsman in the World” Almost a year to the day we finally held our long-awaited tribute to this popular Uralla citizen, a cricketing legend who all too soon had his career tragically cut short.Last year McCrossin’s…

HISTORICAL URALLA

HISTORICAL URALLA

While delving through the files in the Stables looking for something else, one of our members came upon this story about Uralla. It had been retyped by some keen past member (in the days prior to computers). It was taken…

PICTURE PERFECT.... Generous gesture by artist Phillip Pomroy

PICTURE PERFECT…. Generous gesture by artist Phillip Pomroy

 Our “Death of Thunderbolt” paintings collection  by highly regarded regional artist, Phillip Pomroy, is one of our Museum’s most popular displays, attracting coach groups and others from far and wide for many years.  Pomroy became fascinated by the legends surrounding…

A Dark Red Rose: Update

A Dark Red Rose: Update

Barnaby Joyce recently visited our museum with the support of a recent grant from the Australian Government for the new exhibition “A Dark Red Rose” which tells the story of WW1 soldier Cecil Stoker from Uralla. You can view the…

  Finding Charm  in Uralla

  Finding Charm  in Uralla

  Uralla’s first ‘Heritage Walk’ brochure was produced in 1982, a year of big celebrations in Uralla . . .  The Centenary of the arrival of the railway, and of local Government, the Official Opening of McCrossin’s Mill, and the…

FIBONACCI PARK Uralla

FIBONACCI PARK Uralla

Uralla’s Post Code is 2358 and thus the only town in all of Australia that fits the amazing Fibonacci number series: 0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,89 etc. Due to the series of unfortunate interruptions to normalcy in Uralla (and elsewhere) the brilliant and unique…

Chinese Temples: Heritage of New England North West region of New South Wales, Australia

Chinese Temples: Heritage of New England North West region of New South Wales, Australia

In case you missed it, the Northern Daily Leader did a big story on “Our Chinese Past Inc” this weekend about their new project. In the coming weeks their team will post more stories on each of the museums involved,…

Absolutely Fabulous Four

Absolutely Fabulous Four

Our International Women’s Day Official Opening and Celebration Dinner was held just in time before Covid 19 changed all our plans. On 14 March, 2020, approximately 70 guests gathered at the Mill to celebrate the Opening of our new Exhibition…

THE LACE LADY...     Rosemary Shepherd OAM

THE LACE LADY… Rosemary Shepherd OAM

My move to Uralla in 2015 put an end to 37 years involvement with the Powerhouse Museum.I hadn’t even unpacked properly before a dear friend, also a “Museum person”, came to visit, so of course our first stop was the…

Opening Exhibition Updates

Opening Exhibition Updates

“SUNNY JIM MACKAY” Exhibition OpeningUnfortunately, this has had to be postponed until a date to be set. Guest Speaker Malcolm Knox was very understanding and has held his Qantaslink tickets over to appear at the Opening Event . . ….

INTRODUCING . . our new corporate Logo!

INTRODUCING . . our new corporate Logo!

It has been a long process as the committee wanted to involve as many members as possible, considering the various ideas and comments of everyone who put forward their suggestions for a slogan or logo design.Just before we were forced…