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The Copper Hills Story

by Nan

Copper Hills Homestead

Copper Hills Homestead

I first visited my cousin Laurel and her husband Hugh at Copper Hills in 1970. I returned many times and understood how they became captivated by the outback.
The campers and visitors I met were interested to learn how this couple endured what appears to the visitor a harsh and unrelenting country.
It was suggested to me by a visiting tour operator to write a short story. Three thousand copies were printed one of which is in the Library of the Stockmans Hall of Fame Longreach.

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Jan 27, 2017
Copper Hills Story

I have a copy of the booklet on the story of Hugh and Laurel written by Nan Angove if anyone is interested.

Dec 03, 2011
Copper Hills Story
by: Rita

Hi Nan,

Thank you for sharing your photo and story.

I admit, it is such a wonderful country out there, it is easy to become fascinated by the natural beauty of the Painted Desert area.

I've got a few question.

1.) I've heard Laurel and Hugh left Copper Hills a few years ago. Is this correct?

2.) Do you know if there are new owners/managers? Do they still provide facilities for visitors?

3) It would be great if you can give us more info about your short stories, the title, and where interested readers can purchase a copy.

Thank you so much, Nan.


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