Posted by: mornpenlocalhistory | October 15, 2009

Cemetery tours

Join these intriguing and compelling cemetery tours during History Week

Join these intriguing and compelling cemetery tours during History Week

Flinders Pioneer Cemetery
Flinders District Historical Society
Date: Sunday 25 October (11am-12pm or 2pm-3pm)
Meet at: Stokes Street, Flinders (Melway ref: 261 J7)
Cost: Free
Bookings essential: Ken Lacey (5989 0802) or Heather Hamilton (5989 0145)

Mornington Cemetery
Join your tour guide from the Mornington and District Historical Society for a guided walk. Discover more about Mornington’s local identities.
Date: 31 October (1:30pm)
Meet at: Craigie Road gates, Mt Martha
Cost: Free
Bookings essential: 5989 2219

Rye Cemetery
Joing Rye Historical Society for a guided tour of the historic graves – learn about the people who lie there and their contribution to Rye. The Cemetery was gazetted in 1868 but burials had occurred before that.
Date: 1 November (2pm)
Meet at: Lyons Street gate, Rye
Cost: $5 (includes refreshments and admission to the Rye Historical Society after the tour)
Bookings essential: paulineepowell@yahoo.com or 0403 352 797 

Sorrento Cemetery
Nepean Historical Society
Date: 1 November (2pm)
Meet at: Sorrento Cemetery entrance, Normanby Road
Cost: Free
Bookings essential: 5984 0255

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