The Helensburgh and District Historical Society records and preserves the social history of Helensburgh and the surrounding villages of Waterfall, Garawarra, Stanwell Park, Stanwell Tops, Coalcliff, Otford, Lilyvale and Cawley. The records cover coal mining, railways, forestry, education, sport, social clubs, religion and all other aspects of village life. Helensburgh is situated on the Southern fringe of Sydney, an hour by train to the city.
The objectives of the society are both scientific and cultural
- Scientific. The advancement of historical science in the study of Australia, and the factors in general history that have had particular consequence in Australian development with special regard to those bearing upon the development of the area of Helensburgh and its environs.
- Cultural. The promotion of the knowledge of the history of Australia and of the traditions of our heritage.
Membership costs only $10 per year for an individual receiving an email newsletter, or $15 per year for an individual receiving a posted newsletter, or $15 for a family. Members receive the regular business papers, Society News and Snap Shot histories produced by members..
We would love your support so please consider joining the society. Subscriptions are made to:
Helensburgh & District Historical Society
P.O. Box 150.
Helensburgh. N.S.W. 2508.
Phone: 0414 819 742