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.
Meetings are held at the Moonah
Community Centre, 7 Gormanston Road, Moonah. The venue has easy
access and good parking.
Due to the COVID-19 epidemic all face-to-face
meetings have been cancelled
at least until the end of June 2020.
The Committee will be reviewing the
and keeping this notice current.
Existing Association members without
access to "Members Only" website section please apply
|Floral tributes in 2018. Photo: J Daley
An Annual Floral Tribute is held on the 20th of February each
year commencing at 11.00am. 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.
Morning tea or lunch is later enjoyed at a local cafe.
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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