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By the Meredith Local History Interest Group. A country town pulls together after The Great War. Learn about the reaction to armistice, returned local servicemen and how the Vigilance Committee helped.Books by local history author Margaret Cooper available for purchase on the day.
Afternoon tea provided. Bookings essential - call (03) 4201 0661 to book.
Thursday, 10 October 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Join us for a quiz to test your local knowledge on the Great Ocean Road! Answers to all the questions can be found in the September issue of History Matters, the Torquay Museum Without Walls quarterly journal. First prize is a one year’s subscription to this journal and the title of 'Great Ocean Road Aficionado'.Presented in collaboration with Torquay Museum Without Walls.
This special event will be held at the Airey's Inlet Community Hall in conjunction with our scheduled Surf Coast Mobile Library visit.
Airey's Inlet Community Hall
6 Great Ocean Road, Aireys Inlet 3231
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
On 19 September 1919 construction began on what would become one of the world’s greatest roads, the Great Ocean Road. Join staff from the Heritage Centre for a presentation of photographs and film recording the development of the Great Ocean Road. Light refreshments will be served, bookings essential.
Wednesday, 2 October 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
Are your photos in need of rescuing from old magnetic albums? Bring along some photos to this practical workshop and learn how to physically store original photos plus get ideas for digitising, storing and sharing with a mobile device. Presented in partnership with the Geelong Seniors Festival.All ages welcome.
Thursday, 10 October 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Receive an introduction to the local history resources available at the Geelong Heritage Centre to help you discover the history of your property. An excellent opportunity for anyone who is interested in discovering more about their property in Geelong and surrounding areas.
This session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources followed by a visit to the Heritage Centre's Reading Room.
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre