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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.

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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.

This is an invitation to members and friends to join us for lunch at 12 noon at the Black Buffalo Hotel, cnr. Federal and Letitia Streets, North Hobart on Saturday 24 August 2019. On offer is a choice of 3 main courses and 2 desserts for the princely sum of $22 per person. The 'a la carte' menu is available as well for those who want a wider choice, and drinks are available for purchase from the bar.

Please let the Secretary know by Friday 18th August for numbers to be confirmed. Stephany 6247 6956, mobile 0437 602 679, or leave a message on hobarttown1804settlers@hotmail.com

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The Annual Floral Tribute at the Memorial in Hunter Street will be held on Thursday, 20 February 2020 commencing at 11.00 am.  All are welcome and following the service you are invited to enjoy refreshments at your cost at a local cafe.

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For as little as a $30 annual subscription you can have the privilage of hearing interesting and informative presentations about Tasmania and its early settler history.  Coming up in the next months you can hear these speakers at the Moonah Community Centre, 7 Gormanston Road, Moonah commencing at 10.00am.

Tuesday 1 October 2019: Jonothan Davis - Lantern slides of Hobart's buildings, architecturee, etc.

Tuesday 3 September 2019: Tony Marshall who will speak about 'The short and unhappy life of Francis Edward Douglas Browne.'

Tuesday 6 August 2019: Karen Woolford, curator of Wesley Church Museum

Tuesday 2 July 2019: Dr Anita Hansen who will speak about Simpkinson de Wesselow

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