Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Guest speaker at Heidelberg Historical Society

The Next meeting of the Heidelberg Historical Society is a talk entititled
Finding Fairy Hills: Using local records for Historical Research by Susan Reidy
on Tuesday 8th June 2010, 8pm Uniting Church Community Centre, Seddon St, Ivanhoe.

Fairy Hills is a small residential place in the south-western corner of Ivanhoe. The name referes to just a few streets above the junction of the Yarra River and the Darebin Creek.

Susan Reidy has just completed her MA thesis in 20th century suburban history and for this research she used Fairy Hills as a case study.

Her talk will be accompanied by a range of illustrations, many drawn from the Heidelberg Historical Society's records.

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