Welcome to the Hobart Town (1804) First Settlers Association that was founded to foster and promote awareness of Hobart's historical heritage and to encourage members in the research, collection and writing of their family historical background, and to preserving material of all types relating to the first and early settlers of Hobart. Views our aims and activities.
Hobart's historical past is a young heritage, just over 200 years compared with the history of other countries and cities. We are in such a capable position to record it for the future. Our Association encourages members to do their family research, record family stories, collect photos, letters, personal items and diaries to preserve them as your legacy for the future. Explore the history of your past and preserve it for your families future - become a member and join us at the Hobart Town (1804) First Settlers Association.
To join the Hobart Town (1804) First Settlers Association we suggest
you review our Membership
Types to see which Class suits you. Our meeting schedule
is also available online as an events
calendar. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of
every month commencing
at 10.00am except for January.
We have moved to our new meeting venue.
Commencing with the September meeting on 5th September 2017 monthly
meetings are now being held at the Moonah Community Centre, 7
Gormanston Road, Moonah. The venue has easy access and good parking.
Existing Association members without access to "Members Only" please apply here.
|Floral tributes in 2018. Photo: J Daley
An Annual Floral Tribute is held on the 20th of February each
year and representatives from the original inhabitants, government,
councils, Mission to Seamen, Historical Societies and our members
and friends attend the tribute at the Hunter Street Monument
to commemorate our First and Early settlers.
The monument is
located on Hobart's waterfront near where Lieutenant-Colonel David
Collins landed with the first
settlers on 20 February 1804.
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