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Orange Heritage Trail

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Migrants have played a significant role over many years in the history and development of Orange, especially in the two decades immediately following the end of World War II. Visit the sites and discover more about the migrants and how they settled into Australian life.

The earliest post-war migrants were from the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and other European nations deeply affected by the war, including Hungary, Poland, Yugoslavia, Ukraine and Holland. Later migrants mainly came from the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany and Greece.

They brought skills, languages and culture to their new home and contributed to the advancement of the city in many ways.

Certain areas of Orange evoke memories of the migrants’ early years in the city as they found work, built homes and participated in social events.


Community Relations Commision Powerhouse Museum