Camden Haven Historical Society and Museum

Collection of photographs of early fishing, timber and shipping industries in the area. Files of early pioneer families and local history. Early timber-working tools and domestic artefacts.

Address: 
Arts Centre, Bold Street, Laurieton, NSW
Tel: 
0265599096
Hours: 
Thursdays 9.00am - 12.00pm. Also by appointment
Email: 
Admission: 
Gold coin donation.
Facilities: 
Local family histories, photographs, research. Members meeing 2nd Wednesday each month.
Collection: 
1910 Heritage listed post office building; artefacts pertaining to the area. Emphasis on collecting old photographs and local history research
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Items

Bottle

Shells in Bottle

Shells in Bottle
Description:
Sea shells found growing in old glass bottle

Doll

Description:
Doll with composition body and head, 22" long, wearing christening dress of child from local family
Date:
Early 1900s

Tools

Shingle Frow or Froe

Shingle Frow or Froe
Description:
Iron head, wooden handle, tools used for cutting wooden shingles used for roofing by early settlers
Date:
1800s

Phonograph

Edison Gem Phonograph

Edison Gem Phonograph
Creator:
Thomas Edison
Description:
Good
Item Id Number:
1682/180

Chair

Captains Chair

Captains Chair
Description:
Chair from the Captains cabin of the Iron Chief, wrecked on Mermaid Reef, 1st of April 1928
Date:
1920s