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Excursion: A Stroll to Flagstaff Hill, Melbourne, 18 November 2016

In the past the Society has organised at least one excursion/walk into the city of Melbourne which have been quite popular and have included the Golden Mile Walks of the east and west ends of the city, and also guided tours of the Melbourne General Cemetery.

This year through the RHSV we have organised a tour of Flagstaff Gardens – the historic heart of Melbourne. Learn about its place in Melbourne’s topography and pre-European history. Discover secrets of its early role as a burial ground, flagstaff signalling station and magnetic and meteorological observatory.

Duration : approximately one hour.

Degree of difficulty : will involve walking up and down slopes and stairs.

Date : Friday 18th November

Time : 11 am – meeting place to be advised

Cost : gold coin donation.

Numbers are limited to 20 people.

If you are interested please let me know asap.

Barbara Wilson

For more details, please email Barbara at kilmorehistoricalsociety@gmail.com