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In the course of research for the Heritage Trail, we have discoved this obituary which tells the story of one of the pioneers of Herons Creek. We believe it to be from late July 1964.

Please click read more. Please note the related article also published today.

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.

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The Early Dwellings & Residents 1860 - 1960


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