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BRANCHES OF THE FAMILY TREE
Canada and Girgarre Connected
Anyone who has begun the search for their family’s roots will tell you it’s a fascinating and absorbing exercise and once started, hooks you in. But, these days modern technology is of huge assistance, it connects us to the rest of the world in a way unknown to earlier generations. One little snippet of information in old archive somewhere on the wide world web can easily lead to other like-minded folk on the other side of the world or those who may have a connection to us, albeit a remote one.
It certainly helped Jim Walsh find Rob Axen. Jim, who resides in Ontario, Canada, has been on a virtual adventure around the world since 2009, researching the history and final resting place of his Great Uncle Harry Callcott. By dint of much hard work “digging around”, as he says, he found his uncle had settled in Girgarre under the Soldier Settlement Scheme following WW1. That link led him to contact Rob, a member of the Girgarre RSL. Rob turned out to be a kindred spirit able to offer a lot of the information Jim was seeking. The result of their ongoing correspondence over the past year is an enduring friendship even though they live on opposite sides of a world, currently separated by the pandemic.
ALL AGES AND ALL STAGES
SHOWCASING THE GOULBURN VALLEY'S FINEST PRODUCE
Girgarre Farmers’ Produce and Craft Market is held on the second Sunday of each month. From small beginnings, the farmers market has grown from six stalls to 120 and helped the community raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for the upkeep of its key facilities...
A WORLD CLASS BOTANICAL INSTALLATION
As a key part of the Girgarre Revival, the Gargarro Gardens project will see the development of a unique and world class botanical installation celebrating our indigenous flora and precious water resources. The site also features a large soundshell amphitheatre for the staging of musical and creative events...