Presented by Whittlesea Courthouse Association
Bear’s Castle lies locked away in the closed catchment of Yan Yean Reservoir. Access to this unique historical building is only granted on special occasions and this is one of them. Take this rare opportunity to visit the only known building of cob construction in Victoria. Discover the rich history of this building and decide for yourself on the mystery surrounding the Castle’s purpose. Tours include a delightful morning/afternoon tea at the charming original Caretaker’s Cottage.
Saturday, 22 October 2022
Whittlesea Courthouse Information Centre, Cnr Church & Beech Street, Whittlesea
Presented by Yarra Plenty Regional Library in partnership with Friends of Westgarthtown
Did you know that Thomastown is home to two historical cemeteries? Cemeteries provide us with a fascinating link to the past and clues to stories waiting to be discovered. Join local historians Beryl Patullo and Robert Wuchatsch for a tour of both the Thomastown Wesleyan Cemetery and the Westgarthtown Cemetery where early burials date from the 1850s. We will enjoy afternoon tea at Ziebell’s Farmhouse Museum and Heritage Garden. Own transport required between sites.
Tuesday 11 Oct 2022
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