Stratford Historical Society and Museum

News from the Stratford Historical Society and Museum, in Stratford, Gippsland, Victoria. We are open Tuesdays from 10am to 3pm, and the fourth Sunday of the month from 2pm to 4pm. Our postal address is P.O. Box 145, Stratford, 3862.

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Location: Victoria, Australia

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Catching Up

Things have been a little quiet on the blog, but really busy in the Museum. The Signature Cloth has been packed away, and an exhibition of radios (per courtesy of Martin), has come and gone.

Our newest exhibition is material from the Perry Bridge State School, to coincide with a visit by the Hahn family Reunion.

Students at Perry Bridge

This is a view of the children at Perry Bridge knitting socks for troops during the Second World War (Blake family collection). Even the boys were part of the activity.

Work is in progress on exhibitions on life at home during the two world wars - featuring the World War II Air Raid Siren which was recently donated to the Museum. It was never used in real life, but always signalled the start of the New Year, and the end of the War.

Please call back soon for further details.


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