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Hobart Town (1804) First Settlers Association Inc

Events of the Association

Meetings are held on the first Tuesday in the month, February to December, at the Moonah Community Centre, 7 Gormanston Road, Moonah 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, William Bligh, Children of Convict Parents.

From time to time member excursions visit historic sites and buildings.

Each year ...

The next Annual Floral Tribute will be conducted at 11.00 AM Thursday, 20th February 2020.Tribute 2014

Each year 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 Hobart Veterans Brass Band will be in attendance so arrive early to enjoy the music.

This annual 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.

Morning tea is later enjoyed at a local cafe.

Upcoming and Recent Events

The 14th annual Bowen Lecture will be held at the Lindisfarne Masonic Hall on Sunday 15th September 2019..  Presented by Reg Watson, the subject is "Bligh and Collins".

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Lindisfarne Historical Society Inc
presents
John Stephenson

John is Curator of Beatties Digital Studio Collection, which dates back to the 1840’s.  He will talk about how photography came to Tasmania and what the collection is.

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