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Essendon Historical Society

West Bourke Local and Family History Fair
Sunday 15th October 10 am to 4 pm
Footscray YMCA Essex St, Footscray
“Short Print Run Publishing”
See WBHA Website for details
Essendon Tramways Centenary Celebrations
Sunday 15th October
Ascot Vale Tram Depot Mount Alexander Road Ascot Vale 10-30 to 3.30 pm
Hosted by Yarra Trams
General Meeting
Tuesday 24th October 7.30 pm
Old Courthouse Museum
768 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds
Guest Speaker: Dr Adrian Jones
“Essendon State School: the source that came too late”
(for the history of the school)
Woodlands Street Heritage Walk
Sunday 5th November, 2 pm
Meet outside St Vincent’s Church, Woodlands Street, Essendon
$7 per head Children free
Monday 13th November, 3 pm At the Essendon River League pillar
(in the south – west corner of Maribyrnong Park,
near Maribyrnong Bridge and the Trugo hut)

A tree will be planted by the Mayor of Moonee Valley, and The Honourable Judy Maddigan, MLA,
will unveil a plaque commemorating the foundation of the Essendon River League in 1906

Mrs Maddigan will also launch a commemorative history of the Essendon River League, written by Essendon Historical Society meber,
Marilyn Kenny

The book will be available on the day for $10. If you would like a copy of the book, and/or to attend the commemoration,
please ring 9370 4607 and leave a message on the answering machine if no-one answers.

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