Historical Society Activities

ACTIVITIES:

Meetings

* 3rd Friday of each month except
December in the Springwood Presbyterian
Church Hall starting 9.45 am.

* morning tea followed by the
meeting and a guest speaker. 

Membership

*Join at the meetings, subscription $10.00

Bus Trips

 * Day tours, usually on the Saturday following the meeting. Bring a mug and your lunch and travel on a comfortable Pearce coach to historic and scenic venues.

 * Extended tours - at least one a year well organised, reasonably priced and usually for four or five days.

Valley Heights Station 1870
Research

 * Research group gathers in the Local Studies section of the Library at Braemar regularly and also visits other places such as State Records in search of information about the Springwood area. New researchers are always welcome.

Bulletin

*Published quarterly - stories with a historical theme are always needed. On sale at meetings, price $ 1. 00.

Lending Library

* An interesting collection of books is available for borrowing by members at meetings.

Publications

* Books written and published by the Society and its historians are available for purchase at meetings.

Reference Library

 * Local area books, photographs and pamphlets owned by the Society are housed with the Local Studies collection at Braemar and managed by John Merriman.

Photographic Competition

 * Each meeting there is an opportunity to show your photographs taken on bus trips and to compete for small prizes. There is also an annual competition.

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