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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 Saturday, 20th February 2021 subject to COVID-19 requirements at the time.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 or lunch is later enjoyed at a local cafe.

Upcoming and Recent Events

The annual Floral Tribute will be conducted on Saturday, 20 February 2021 at the Hunter Street monument.  It is a short but meaningful event at which members of our Association welcome members of the public to join in and lay flowers in recognition and memory of the settlers who arrived with Governor Collins in 1804.

Posted on 15 Feb 2021 by webmaster.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar. 

When: Sunday 22 November 2020 at 1:30 PM Launceston, Tas.

Topic: Patriotism and Place in 19th Century Tasmania

Register in advance for this webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vZVV0CeMScWRq2ER3nDEtA

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Posted on 07 Nov 2020 by webmaster.

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