The colourful characters and memorable events in the Manning during 1973 have been brought back to life in this week's Our History, Our Memories photo gallery.
There's photos of Manning Base Hospital, Taree Airport, Manning River Aero Club, a plethora of community groups.
Some locals, now in their fifties and sixties, will remember the days of the old school yard. Even Humphrey B. Bear makes an appearance.
We have been delving into the Manning River Times photo archives and while every picture tells a story, sometimes the background to that story is lost.
Which is why we are asking our readers to help. Do you recognise a face, a venue, an occasion?
Feedback and shared memories are most welcome.
Visit the Manning River Times website at 6pm every Wednesday to view the latest gallery in the series.