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Bill Boyd was to speak on bullocks at the revealing of the metal Bullock sculptures at Kendall, Sunday 13th April at the official Port Macquarie-Hastings Heritage Festival launch. Having left his speech at home Bill spoke "off the cuff" and did so very well, but we'd like to provide a chance to see his original speech. Please click read more. Photo: Ray O’Neill (president of Kendall Heritage Society), PMHC Mayor Peter Besseling & Bill Boyd OAM.

Herons Creek Heritage is working tirelessly to unearth new information about the history of our district. With the aid of community members sharing what they know with us, we are able to in turn share these discoveries. The following tells about a number of WWI soldiers with connections to Herons Creek, including Ernest Leslie Baker (title photo) who was awarded the Military Medal. Please click read more.  

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Exciting news - Boral Herons Creek Timber Mills is to be the major sponsor of the Village Way, of the Herons Creek Heritage Trails network. Please click read more.

On behalf of the Herons Creek Heritage Committee, Chairman Martin Parish wishes to acknowledge the assistance and support from Port Macquarie Hastings Council, who have greeted our project with excitement and full support. Council has gone beyond giving approvals to actively assist in a number of practical ways, including with setting the actual signs into the ground at no cost to us.

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Footprints & Foundations

The Early Dwellings & Residents 1860 - 1960


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Available at the iKew Centre or the Craft Store at Kendall.