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Vic Branch: Mont Park – walk and talk

9 February 2023 @ 5:30 pm AEDT

Please join us for the AGHS Vic Branch tour of Mont Park led by Trevor Pitkin.

Mont Park was the base for landscape designer Hugh Linaker from 1912 until his death in 1938. The tour will focus on the southern, much-reduced section of the original 1200-acre Mont Park site, taking in Linaker’s legacy work for the Superintendent’s Driveway, Pinetum, The Common, Ernest Jones Hall and Cherry Street Memorial plantings.

Book: at Trybooking.Registration is not compulsory but will help if we need to contact you with change of details prior to the event.

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm.

Meet: Ernest Jones Drive in front of administration building (Italian Australian Institute).

Bring: Picnic dinner & drinks, rug or chairs.

Getting there: Plenty of parking in Ernest Jones Drive after 5pm. 15 minute walk from Macleod Railway Station.

Enquiries: Trevor Pitkin, 0414 852 916.

Please note: No toilet access on site. Nearest facilities are at Polaris Town Centre or Bundoora Park.

Image: View of former chronic wards from Ernest Jones Drive.


9 February 2023
5:30 pm AEDT
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