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The Clarence River Historical Society will celebrate their 90yh anniversary on November 18. Image: Emma Pritchard

90 reasons to celebrate

Emma Pritchard

The Clarence River Historical Society will celebrate their 90th anniversary at Grafton’s Schaeffer House this week, and the local community is warmly invited to join the festivities.

President of the Clarence River Historical Society Steve Tranter said the upcoming event is a special celebration of the oldest historical society in NSW and one of the oldest in the country.

An official ceremony will commence at 10am on November 18 with local dignitaries including Clarence Valley Councillors and members of other historical societies throughout the region confirming their attendance.

Schaeffer House Museum will also be reopened to the public for the first time in several months between 9am and 4pm.

Entry will be via a gold coin donation.

Attendees must show proof of Covid-19 vaccination, wear a face mask and abide by Covid-19 safety requirements.

Make sure you pick up a copy of next weeks Clarence Valley Independent for the full coverage of the anniversary celebrations.