March KHS Meeting

Our March meeting will be held at the Court House on Powlett Street on 3 March at 7:30 pm. The speaker will be Sue Race, who is currently CEO of the Kilmore Hospital and will be speaking on the past and future of the institution.  She has been active in preserving the Hospital archives and we hope she can shed some new light on aspects of its history.

 

Sue Race, CEO Kilmore Hospital

Kilmore Cemetery Tour

Advanced notice  – In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Kilmore Historical Society will be conducting a tour of the Kilmore Public Cemetery to celebrate the lives of the women of Kilmore over the past 179 years. The tour will take place on Sunday, 8 March 2020 commencing at 2.00 pm. Society members free and visitors $5 donation.

No bookings necessary, just turn up at the Cemetery on the Kilmore-Lancefield Road. The entrance is along the western side the Catholic Cemetery, directly opposite to the entrance to Kingsgate Village. Just drive along the driveway to plenty of parking. People attending should wear suitable clothing, sturdy shoes and a hat; bring some water. The Tour will probably take around one to two hours depending on how much discussion takes place. Email enquiries to kilmorehistoricalsociety@gmail.com