Meetings

The Foster & District Historical Society meets

1st Tuesday in February to October

at Crawford Hall, Foster

(Entry rear of museum complex via the car park)

We have many interesting speakers.

Visitors and new members are very welcome!

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Past meetings

Dr Cheryl Glowery, 5 June 2018, Monthly Meeting

This promises to be an entertaining & informative evening with Cheryl Glowery  talking about AA Peverill who as Under Secretary of State, Lands Department, was instrumental in setting up agjistment at Yanakie and Snake Island in 1909.  He was a man of significant influence in our region. Cheryl’s presentation at 8 pm will be followed…

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Monthly Meeting Tuesday 6 February 2018 Neill Everittt

Crawford Hall 7.30pm, access from ramp in car park. Well known local historian, Neil Everitt, will be guest speaker on February 6th at the Foster and District Historical Society meeting. Neil is currently writing a history of the hydro-electric scheme that existed on the Franklin River at Toora.and supplied power to Toora and Foster until 1938 Neill…

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Anastasia Thornley, Q&A Liz Rushen, Kathy Gibson

Local history through the journeys of a single woman November 7th 2017 (Melbourne Cup Day) 8pm, after the usual general meeting, Liz and Kathy will play a video of the launch in Ireland of “Anastasia,  from Callan to Stockyard Creek” to be followed by a Q & A session.  Please come along with your questions…

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Living History Rae-Anne Vincent July 4th 2017 Crawford Hall

Our guest speaker, Rae-Anne Vincent, a former resident of Agnes, now leads the Walhalla Mine and Ghost Tours. She loves bringing history to life through costume and story. Members, guests and visitors all welcome at Crawford Hall, entrance left rear of main car park via ramp. Meeting: 7.30  Presentation: 8;pm  Tea, coffee and cakes. for…

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