50 years for society

ON May 20, 1964 a meeting was held in Wingham to form the Manning Valley Historical Society Inc. Fifty years later celebrations are being held to commemorate that event

The Manning Valley Historical Society Museum at Wingham

The Manning Valley Historical Society Museum at Wingham

Author Di Morrissey will unveil a historic marker at the museum located at 12 Farquhar Street, Wingham on May 20 at 4.30pm.

A cocktail reception will follow at the Manning Spiritual Wellness Centre Farquhar Street (old Masonic Hall) where photographs from the society's collection will be on display.

Cost $15 tickets for this event can be obtained by telephoning the historical society on 6553 5823.

On Saturday, May 24 the Manning Valley Historical Society will host a pageant of fashion's of the past at Wingham Services Club's auditorium in Bent Street, Wingham commencing at 2pm. Following the parade afternoon tea will be served.

The cost is $20 and tickets are available from the museum or the services club.

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