Information April 01 2014 Whittlesea Historical Society

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Whittlesea Historical Society

Speaker Dr Celestina Sagazio Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries

The Whittlesea Historical Society had its beginnings over 35 years ago and seeks to promote and preserve the history of the   municipality and region through a program of social activities, talks, tours, research projects, displays and archiving.

Some of our aims include:  – Petition on behalf of local historic sites, buildings, trees, etc to Council or government, – Undertake and promote the research of our history, – Collect, conserve, compile and make available historic records, – Establish and maintain a library and archives of that information, – Disseminate knowledge of our history through lectures, publications, exhibitions, excursions and other means, – Provide a means for people interested in the area’s history to meet, discuss and participate.

They will hold a meeting at City of Whittlesea’s Fountain View Room, 25 Ferres Blvd, South Morang, on Wednesday, April 9th, 7.30 pm. Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust historian and cultural heritage manager, Dr Celestina Sagazio will speak about cemetery tales and humorous epitaphs.

Details  Mary Ann Rosenthal 9217 2138 during business hours.