George Coppin: Thespian and Land Investor – Talk

George Coppin: Thespian and Land Investor – Talk

SUNDAY 16th MAY 2 PM.Hawthorn Community Precinct584 Glenferrie RoadHawthorn, 3122 Local historian and Australian history enthusiast Matthew Etty-Leal will be holding a talk on the fascinating and multi-talented George Coppin, remembered as the ‘father of...
Talk at Community Precinct

Talk at Community Precinct

Thomas Johnson: Thorny Rose Grower of Hawthorn. The writer of the first book published on rose-growing in Victoria had an extensive rosenursery in Hawthorn. A vocal member of his community, and a thorn in the side of all thosein authority in early Boroondara, Thomas...
Yarra Street History Walk

Yarra Street History Walk

Yarra Street History Walk Join us for a history walk along one of Hawthorn’s oldest streets and hear about the area’s rich early history. Learn from our guide Elizabeth Love about the diverse people who lived there including a horse cab driver,...
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

SUNDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 4 PM Letters to The Editor What can we discover about our history simply by scrolling through the digitized newspapers at TROVE, the online research portal run by the National Library of Australia? Plenty it seems, from quirky entreaties, to...

2020 EVENTS

2020 EVENTS Our events for the remainder of 2020 will be on-line. But keep an eye out for some interesting and fun activities via this website and our Facebook page.  
Yarra Street History Walk

Yarra Street History Walk

Yarra Street History Walk Join us for a history walk along one of Hawthorn’s oldest streets and hear about the area’s rich early history. Learn from our guide Elizabeth Love about the diverse people who lived there including a horse cab driver,...