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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Monday, October 15, 2012

Farm Heritage Day

We had a brilliant day yesterday at the Farm Heritage Day at Pine Lodge.  You can see photographs loaded to our Flickr group

Thanks to all who helped, definitely not in order!

Grants from RACV and Wellington Shire 
Donation of gate etc from Landmark
Mike Sears (fencing contractor )
Korumburra Working Horses Club (Ian Richards)
Richie James  Stratford (working horses and equipment)
East Gippsland Harness Group (Linda, Jane, plus two (?) more)
David Tulloch (restored carriages) Stratford
Dawn and Arthur Walters (carriages) Stratford
Kevin Luxford, shearer
Kevin Milham, Farrier

Graham Fall, Orbost woodworking tools etc
Marjory Cameron and Glenys Collins  (spinning)
Craig Bush (Commentry)
Laurie Smythe  (mail contracts etc)
Matthew Wynne (packhorse)  also for use of paddock he is leasing
Barry Hanley Stratford  (sign writer, very special thanks!)
Trafalgar Vintage Trucks
Heyfield Vintage Machinery Club 
Stratford Men's Shed   BBQ, plus manpower setting up and packing up
Stratford Lions Club (parking )

Stratford Fire Brigade (site preparation)
Maffra and Dist. Hist. Soc/Sugarbeet Museum (Videos of old photos)
Maffra Mardi Gras
Laurie Daniel (Photos)
ABC Gippsland Radio
Gippsland Times
Stratford Town Crier

Members of Stratford Historical Society, who contributed in all sorts of ways.

Everyone worked so well together to make a most enjoyable day for ALL.

(A note from the editor of this page says - a brilliant job by everyone, but very special thanks need to go to John and Ros, Ross and Leila and George and Judy. They would have been very tired on Sunday night. Job very well done!)


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