Hot pink lace ensemble

Chapman Valley local Pam Batten wore this striking hot pink lace ensemble as a 22 year-old strutting her stuff at the Army Ball at Ascot in 1972. Her mother handmade the outfit especially for the occasion. It was a memorable night out for the then young mother of one. “I felt pretty special wearing it,” she laughs today.

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Chapman Valley Historical Society

Heaven for vintage farm machinery enthusiasts

Farm machinery and vintage motors enthusiasts will find themselves in heaven at the Chapman Valley Historical Society Heritage Centre. This massive and lovingly tended collection features trucks...


15 East Terrace
Nanson WA 6532

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April to November Wed 9am - 12pm & Sun 10am - 4pm

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Nut bag

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Restored vintage tractor

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