Duidgeeana, the popular THS Newsletter
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Feature article: Why does Toodyay’s War Memorial resemble an Egyptian Obelisk? - Dr Robyn Taylor.
The Toodyay Park, or, Anyone for tennis? – Beth Frayne.
Feature article: New stories about the Old Gaol by Beth Frayne
Feature article: 150th Anniversary of the Old Gaol: the Toodyay Lockup by Dr Robyn Taylor
Feature article: Camels at Culham revisited: the Ernest Giles visit by Greg Warburton
Feature article:The history of the Land Conservation District Committee (1989-2015) by Wayne Clarke
Feature article: SEARCHING FOR MOONDYNE, by Milton A. Baxter
Feature article: THE OLD POLICE STATION, DUKE ST, TOODYAY, by Beth Frayne
Feature article: PAMELA RAE WALSH (1951 – 2017) ‘She walked two worlds and embraced them both.’ Compiled by Dr Robyn Taylor
Feature article: ALMA BEARD: THE NURSE WHO DIDN'T COME HOME by Jenny Edgecombe
Sun 27 June, 2pm: Visit to Former St John the Baptist Catholic Church, Toodyay, now a private residence.
Visit and afternoon tea (please bring plate to share). Please park on the road.
The owners have given permission for us to have our afternoon tea around their enormous kitchen table, but bring a folding chair just in case! Member Adam O’Neill will speak on the building's history and launch his new booklet on this topic.
Wed 21 July: General Meeting
7 pm, Anglican Hall Stirling Terrace, Toodyay
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Guest Speaker: Dr Margaret Pember
2 pm, Anglican Hall
Stirling Terrace, Toodyay
E.L. Mitchell: the photographer who shaped Australia