Heritage listed Crawford House was built in 1910 for Mr William Ambrose Crawford and his wife Olive in Alstonville on the North Coast of New South Wales.
It is managed by Alstonville Plateau Historical Society who have lovingly restored the interior. The Society has worked with the local community to obtain objects, archaeological materials, photographs, oral histories and texts which tell the story of Alstonville and surrounding districts.
The Society holds exhibitions and events throughout the year and has a Research Centre, extensive Library and local history publications available to purchase. Visitors, groups and students are always welcome.
The Dreadnought Society is winding up and the Alstonville Plateau Historical Society has been nominated to receive some digital records and publications. To find out more click here
The Frock Club meets every month and gives a background briefing on the behind-the- scenes world of fashion. For information about this and all our events and exhibitions click here
Current Exhibition – Be in the Swim
11 March – 20 May
The stories behind the struggle to build Alstonville’s first artificial pool, the wild swimming places of the Plateau and the changing styles of swimming costumes and accessories. The exhibition commences in March to celebrate the opening of Alstonville’s third pool.
Greg and Kelly Fettell are the speakers at our meeting on Sunday 20 May at 2 pm, talking about their time managing the Alstonville Pool, the changes that have occurred over that period and perhaps an insight into the new pool complex!
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