Port Macquarie-Hastings Council  deputy mayor  Lisa Intemann An easy-to-use book provides a guide to cemeteries across the local government area. Port Macquarie-Hastings Cemetery Trail is Port Macquarie & Districts Family History Society’s latest publication.

The PortNews reports

Deputy mayor Lisa Intemann launched the book on March 2 at the Port Macquarie Historic Cemetery.

The full-colour book contains notes about the history of each cemetery in the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area. 

It has maps to help find the cemeteries.

Each cemetery is detailed with a date range for the known burials, as well as contemporary and historic photographs. 

Port Macquarie & Districts Family History Society president Diane Gillespie said the Cemetery Trail was a slight departure from their past cemetery publications because, while it was still historically factual, it was not especially a family history book.

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