Friends of St Kilda Cemetery

The Friends of St Kilda Cemetery are a not-for-profit community group working actively with Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, the administrators of St Kilda Cemetery.

SENIORS FESTIVAL EVENT – THE BEST OF ST KILDA CEMETERY TOUR

Written by Elizabeth Hore. Posted in

When:
October 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
2019-10-08T11:00:00+11:00
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Where:
ST KILDA CEMETERY
Dandenong Road
EAST ST KILDA
Cost:
$10
Contact:

THE BEST OF ST KILDA CEMETERY
A special walk through St Kilda Cemetery for Seniors Festival 2019.
TUESDAY 8 OCTOBER 2019 11AM – 1.00PM
Come with the Friends of St Kilda Cemetery on this special walk through the cemetery for Seniors Festival 2019 to visit the graves of the most notable people buried in the cemetery, including Ferdinand Von Mueller (Royal Botanic Gardens), Alfred Deakin, Prime Minister, Alfred Felton (NGV), Madam Brussels and many others.
MEET AT MAIN GATES DANDENONG ROAD ENTRANCE TO THE CEMETERY
COST FOR SENIORS $10 INCLUDING MORNING TEA.
BOOKINGS : EMAIL info@foskc.org
PLEASE WEAR SUITABLE CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR FOR THIS EVENT.
THIS IS A WALKING EVENT AND MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR THOSE WITH WALKING DIFFICULTIES

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Did you know - the remains of three victims from the fever ship “Glen Huntly” were removed from Point Ormond and reburied in St Kilda Cemetery in 1898.

Did you know - that Major General Sir John Hoad, the Australian Army’s second Chief of the General Staff, started his working career as a teacher. His last teaching position was at Brighton Road State School no.1479, St Kilda.

Did you know - that on 27 August 1890 in the St Kilda Cemetery a memorial was unveiled to honour the early pioneers who had come out in the ship ‘Glen Huntly’.

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  • St Kilda Cemetery
    Dandenong Road St Kilda East

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