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KNOX HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC
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Keep up to date with what is happening at Knox Historical Society
Local history program on Radio Eastern on 98.1FM
on the first Monday each month at 9.30 am

The 2016 Annual Report for Knox Historical Society is available on request

Knox Historical Society is not open on Public Holidays


Annual Children's Competition - The Place where I Live (pdf)
Entries close 22 September 2017


10 August to 31 October Time for Tea Exhibition
Venue: Ambleside Homestead and Museum
Time: 1.00 am to 4.00 pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
Come and see our fascinating collection of tea cosies, china and accessories, as well as artefacts from local tea barons Griffiths Bros.
Please download flyer for full details of this event
Sat 16 September Annual General Meeting
Venue: Ambleside
Time: 1.30 pm
Guest Speaker: Dr Cheryl Griffin of the Royal Historical Society and the Coburg Historical Society.
Join us as we review the past year and elect a new Committee of Management.
Fri 6 October Cemetery Tour with Karin Orpen
Time: 7.30 pm. Tour begins at 8.30 pm.
Venue: Ferntree Gully Cemetery
Enjoy sherry and canapes at The Hut Gallery before Karin Orpen leads the 'History & Mystery' tour of the Ferntree Gully cemetery. Bring a torch.
Cost $20 pp. Bookings required: call (03) 9758 6722. Please download flyer for full details of this event
Mon 9 October Committee meeting
Venue: Ambleside
Time: 7.30 pm
Contact KHS if you have any suggestions, feedback or submissions you would like the Committee of Management to discuss
Mon 13 November Committee meeting
Venue: Ambleside
Time: 7.30 pm
Contact KHS if you have any suggestions, feedback or submissions you would like the Committee of Management to discuss
Fri 24 November Cemetery Tour with Karin Orpen
Time: 7.30 pm. Tour begins at 8.30 pm.
Venue: Ferntree Gully Cemetery
Enjoy sherry and canapes at The Hut Gallery before Karin Orpen leads the 'History & Mystery' tour of the Ferntree Gully Cemetery. Bring a torch.
Cost $20 pp. Bookings required: call (03) 9758 6722. Please download flyer for full details of this event
Sat 25 November Ferntree Gully Village Fair
Venue: Ferntree Gully Village
Time: 10.00 am - 2.00 pm
KHS will have a display. Please contact the Society if you would like to assist.
Mon 11 December Committee meeting
Venue: Ambleside
Time: 7.30 pm
Contact KHS if you have any suggestions, feedback or submissions you would like the Committee of Management to discuss
Thu 21 December Christmas Lunch
Venue: Royal Hotel, Ferntree Gully
Time: 12.00 pm
Members, volunteers and friends of the Society are invited to celebrate the year with a merry Christmas lunch

RSVP by 8 December - 9758 6722 or email khs@relics.com


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KHS Committee 2016-2017

President:Graham Hansen
Vice President: Ray Peace
Secretary: Sue Anderson
Minute Secretary: Barbara Ellard
Treasurer: Chris Boddy
Committee: Mary Burns, Stuart Burns, Inta Jaunzemis, Judith Jennings, Sandra Shatford and Barbara Stephens

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School Visits at Ambleside
Ambleside Park local history museum is a popular school excursion destination where children can experience what life in the area was like in the past.
Contact the Knox Historical Society Inc. for further information.
School visits - interactive activities $6 per child. Escorting teachers and carers free.
School talks by appointment - $50 a group, up to 60 students

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Site Created: Friday, 25 September 1998
This page last modified 18 September 2017
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