August 2017

MURRAY DISTRICTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 

 

Located at the Old Schoolmaster's House, Edenvale Heritage Precinct, Pinjarra. 
Opening hours from 11am to 3pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

 

 

 

 

Sunday, 16th July – a memorable and interesting day was hosted by the Members of the Australian Garden History Society (WA Branch) and their chairman John Viska.

The group met at Edenvale tea rooms then (in convoy)

  • visited the historic grounds / gardens of Creaton in Paterson Road,
  • travelled to Old Blythewood and enjoyed a picnic lunch with host Vince Taylor
  • travelled to Pinjarrah Park to discover the extensive grounds and former gardens and orchards.

 

 

 

The day was totally enjoyed by all.

 

Suggested Diary Notes – for All interested persons and All Members

 

  • AUGUST - AGM – Wednesday 9th August 2017 – 7pm to 9pm

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Murray Districts Historical Society will be held at the Murray Library Pinjarra.   Guest Speaker, Dr Fred Lovegrove, will speak to members and visitors on “The Life and (Pinjarra) Times of Dr Charles Lovegrove”.

 

  • NOVEMBER – 2017 Final General Meeting

‚ÄčWednesday 1 November 2017 - 7pm to 9 pm @ Murray Library

Guest Speaker Mr Adrian Kelly will speak on the “Life and Death of James Henry Shaw” .Mr Shaw was murdered in North Yunderup in 1908.

 

  • DECEMBER – Friday 8th December 2017 –  2.30pm “High Tea” Christmas Celebration

@ Old Blythewood, Pinjarra

Yes, it is time to plan ahead for the Murray Districts Historical Society “Christmas Function” to be held @ Old Blythewood, Pinjarra under the shade of the beautiful Jacaranda trees.

 

Come along and see for yourself!

ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION OF THE HERITAGE BUILDINGS OF PINJARRA  - a photographic display at the Old Schoolmaster’s House. 

 

Visit us and enjoy the history of Pinjarra through stories, photos and the evolution of its many historic buildings.  We look forward to seeing you there.

 

In the meantime, look at our Website murrayhistory.org.au/home for more information.

 

You can also Like us on Facebook here

 

Do you have an interest in the history of Pinjarra and the Murray Districts?

We are always looking for more volunteers to assist with the opening hours on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 3pm and with our various projects.

 

If you would like to become one of our volunteers, please advise

Jill on 0408 846 567 or by email alanjill37@hotmail.com

 

For information about the Murray Districts Historical Society, its membership and its activities, please visit us at Edenvale during opening hours or contact Dawn Hodgkinson, Secretary by email led.zep@live.com.au

Murray Districts Historical Society • Old Schoolmaster's House, Henry Street • Edenvale Precinct • Pinjarra Western Australia

Phone: 0408 846 567 or 0407 422 771