Some of the most unique, quirky and interesting stories in our region's history will be unearthed through a new collaboration between the Manning River Times and MidCoast Stories.
Times photographer Scott Calvin has partnered with MidCoast Stories' Janine Roberts and Penny Teerman to create a series of short films, entitled 'Our history, our memories'.
The concept came about when Scott created a short film of a walking tour Janine hosted for a group of retired men from Black Head. The tour, in collaboration with MidCoast Stories and the Manning Wallamba Family History Society, highlighted different sites and historical facts about Taree's history.
This gave Scott, Janine and Penny inspiration to relive some of the moments and milestones of the Mid Coast area in an exciting, visual format.
The first film about Taree's Volunteer Air Observers Corps during World War II will be launched on the Times website on Wednesday, April 24 at 8pm.
Videos will be released at the same time each Wednesday thereafter.
MidCoast Stories launched in September last year. It is a collection of stories and local resources that preserve and promote our region's unique history.
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