The Value of Family Objects

The Value of Family Objects

The next in the series of Trash or Treasure: reconnecting your past’ will be held this coming Thursday as Orange Regional Museum encourages local residents to think twice before giving away family heirlooms.

BY MADDISON LANGLEY

The latest public talk, hosted by Orange Regional Museum, is centred around the value of family objects and their place in family narratives and experiences.

Guest speaker, Kira Brown will draw upon her personal experience with the role family heirlooms played in discovering unknown aspects of her ancestry and generational experiences.

Orange Mayor Reg Kidd said Ms Brown’s talk will be a valuable experience for local residents in learning how to discover stories of their heritage through these objects.

“The speaker, Kira Brown will help show people how to research the history behind their family objects, through telling stories of her own experiences,” Cr Kidd said.

Jessica Dowdell from Orange Regional Museum said the event is designed to encourage people to think twice before giving away objects that have been passed down from family members, and to investigate the worth of these objects, both financial and sentimental.

Trash or Treasure: reconnecting our past will be begin 5:30pm. 

Bookings are essential via museum@orange.nsw.gov.au or 02 63938444

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