Anglesea & District Historical Society Inc.

Program for 2018

Updated 18 Jun 2018

Meetings are held on the first Sunday of every even month at 2pm at Anglesea's History House, 5a McMillan St (Entrance 4, Melway 514:E7). Outings are held during the week on the odd months. Highlighted dates indicate upcoming changes from normal. Visitors are very welcome. Please check back for any program changes. No activities on Code Red or Extreme fire danger days in Central region.

Transport to all meetings and outings can be arranged by phoning Jan on 5263-3085.

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Date Event Program
Jan - Sorry - No outing in January.
But History House (The Anglesea Museum) is open Sundays in January 2-4pm.
Sun 4 Feb Meeting Marianne Messer: Indigenous use of the Surf Coast.
Thu 8 Mar 9:30am
Not 10:00am
Outing Combined outing with the Family History Group:
Visit to Beeac Windmill Park, talk by local historian, followed by lunch at the Farmers Arms Hotel.
Transport leaves History House at 9:30am sharp. Cost $15, includes transport and morning tea. Lunch extra. Bookings: phone Jan (03) 5263-3085.
Sun 8 Apr
Not 1 Apr
Meeting Peter Doyle: Restoration of the Anglesea Regatta boats.
Thu 3 May 10:00am Outing Historic Modewarre. Leave 10:00am. Followed by lunch at Mt Moriac Hotel.
Sun 3 Jun Meeting Melva Stott: Town criers world wide.
Thu 19 Jul 11am Outing Winter Feast combined with the Family History Group. $10 Buffet Lunch.
Bookings: phone Jan (03) 5263-3085. Speakers:
Sergeant John Digby: The Hereford ship and the Digby family.
Peter Matthews: Demonstration of our pilot Family File.
Sun 5 Aug Meeting Rex Bills: Scouting - bringing memories of scouts, cubs, guides and brownies.
Thu 6 Sep 10:00am Outing Some Geelong history spots. Leave 10:00am. Lunch at Commun na Feinne Hotel.
Sun 7 Oct Meeting Annual General Meeting. Speakers:
Allan P & Dawn Holibone: Anglesea memories, plus being a postie in Anglesea.
Susan Clarke: End of the First World War.
Wed 14 Nov 10:00am Outing Local bridges.
Sun 2 Dec Meeting Christmas Break-up. Visitors welcome!

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