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.

Events

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Jun
24
Sun
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN TOUR @ St Kilda Cemetery
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SUNDAY 24 JUNE AT 2.00PM
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN TOUR
A general tour through the cemetery including Publicans, politicians and public servants…from the wealthy to the lowly are included in this tour of seldom visited graves…come and hear Claire’s great tour.

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Photo: Caleb Joshua Jenner MLA is one grave visited on this tour.

Future tours:

Winters Tales from the Grave, Sunday 29 July at 2.00pm…a must!

Booksellers and Authors, Sunday 16 September at 2.00pm

Seniors Festival tours, Tuesday 9 October at 11.00am; Sunday 14 October at 2.00pm

Cost $10 including afternoon tea
Bookings required: email info@foskc.org or tel 0422379053

We go all weathers, rain, hail or shine, so please wear suitable clothing and footwear and bring an umbrella.

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’.

Location

  • St Kilda Cemetery
    Dandenong Road St Kilda East

Contact

Opening Hours

Daylight Savings 8.00am - 8.00pm
Normal Hours 8.00am - 6.00pm

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