Events of the Association
Meetings are held on the first Tuesday in the month, February to December, at the Parish Room, St Georges Church, Cromwell Street Battery Point commencing at 10.00am.
Guest speakers at the monthly meetings cover a wide variety of topics relative to early Tasmanian history, its people, life and times and development. Some recent topics have included Photographing Tombstones, Life & Death in Old Hobart Town, Orphan School. the Female Factories and Governor Sir John Franklin.
From time to time member excursions visit historic sites and buildings.
Some recent general public events were:
1 to 3 March 2013 - The Northern Midlands Council has organsied a Gathering on the Norfolk Plains to commemorate 200 years since the Norfolk Islanders settled the plains, an area occupied by Perth, Longford and other nearby townships in the area originally known as Norfolk Plains. A full program of events is planned by the Northern Midlands Council over the weekend of 1 to 3 March 2013 that will include a Decendants' Day. The event will be launched by former Governor of Tasmania, the Hon. W.J.E. Cox AC RFD ED.
20th February 2013 - The FLORAL TRIBUTE will be at the Hunter Street Monument, Hobart memorial commencing at 11.00 am to commemorate our First and Early settlers. Everyone is most welcome to attend.
This annual tribute is held on the third Wednesday 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 memorial to commemorate our First and Early settlers. Morning tea is later enjoyed at a local cafe.
Information inviting the General Public. 'ALL WELCOME TO ATTEND'.
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