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Camberwell Historical Society Inc.


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Principal Patrons: Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Blainey and Patron: Mayor of Boroondara, Cr. Coral Ross

Camberwell Historical Society Inc. is a volunteer organisation whose purposes are to foster historical interest and knowledge of the former City of Camberwell: to compile and keep historical records of the district; to promote the interchange of information among its members by lectures, discussions, excursions and other activities; to facilitate liaison with other history groups in the district and to participate in community projects.

Next Meetings

June 23  2015  8pm   Jenny Davies - James Fawcett, architect of Flinders Street Railway Station            
J. Fawcett and H.P.C. Ashworth were the winners of a competition held for the detailed design of Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station, but James didn't live to see the completion of his design in 1910.

July 9  2015   9.30am for 10am         Excursion to the Johnston Collection                     
The Collection is the legacy of William Robert Johnston (1911-1986) an antique dealer and collector of beautiful things.  He loved objects that were unusual and visually arresting. Visitors are collected by courtesy bus from the foyer of the Pullman Melbourne on the Park hotel (formerly Hilton on the Park Hotel), 192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne.
Cost: $25 to CHS by 26 June 2015. Booking essential.

August 25       Annual General Meeting                                          7.30pm
                     Talk about the Boroondara Collection                     8.30pm

 

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Last updated June 2015