Saturday, September 5th 2015, at The Museum
Nepean Historical Society – The Sorrento Museum celebrated 50 years of commitment to local heritage.
The year of 1965 was a year of significant events in Australia including the first drawing of marbles for military conscription, the Tasmanian Government announcing the Gordon River Scheme, Prime Minister Robert Menzies declaring Australian forces would be sent to South Vietnam –
AND the meeting of 16 local people to form the Nepean Historical Society.
On Saturday September 5th 2015, over 100 people gathered at The Sorrento Museum to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of this well respected Society of volunteers who still work energetically to preserve local heritage in all its forms – buildings, precincts, stories, artefacts and photographs.