Eumundi had a butter factory, timber mills, plenty of bullock teams and early hotels. A lot of history remains but the town has re-invented it-self as a market town of world re-known. The walk will discuss how Eumundi became a settlement and the role of original inhabitants, founding families and early industry. The walk will point out some of the original buildings and their links with families from the past. It will return along Memorial Drive, which is dedicated with Heritage Listed trees to the fallen of WW1, to the Heritage and Visitor Centre where people can view displays and the current exhibitions and enjoy light refreshments. The collection also includes contemporary collections such as the history of the Eumundi Markets.
Meet inside Discover Eumundi Heritage and Visitor Centre, 73 Memorial Drive, Corner of Memorial Drive and Gridley Street, Eumundi at 1.00pm
Thu. 24 July Eumundi Heritage Walk
Wendy Birrell - Meet inside Discover Eumundi - Heritage & Visitor Centre corner of Memorial Drive and Gridley Street. – refreshments provided at the end
Other Heritage Walks
Fri. 25 July Cooran Heritage Walk
Gary Thompson & Phil Moran - Meet at Car Park near Cooran Recreation Club, Bridge St. There will be historical photographic displays by the Noosa Museum and refreshments provided at conclusion of walk
Sat. 26 July Cooroy Heritage Walk
Historian Betty Sutton - Meet at the Cooroy Library at 12.30pm for 1 pm start. Telephone 5442 5570. Complimentary refreshments at end of walk
Sun. 27 July Kin Kin Heritage Walk
John News - Meet at the Anglican Church behind the School of Arts Hall at the Main St roundabout. Complimentary refreshments at end of walk
Sat. 19 July Gubbi Gubbi Heritage Walk
Gubbi Gubbi people including Dr Eve Fesl - At river mouth, meet on path on left hand side of road just before the end of The Spit near River Mouth.
Sun. 20 July Tewantin Heritage Walk
George Pearce - Meet at old swimming baths site next to Noosa Harbour Town, Tewantin. Complimentary afternoon tea after walk and photographic display.
Mon. 21 July Hastings Street Heritage Walk
Emma Freeman - Meet in the Lion's car park opposite Halse Lodge. Walk will end at historic Halse Lodge where there will be complimentary refreshments.
Tues. 22 July Mill Point Heritage Walk
Stephen Nichols - Meet at the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service office at Elanda Point.
Wed. 23 July Pomona Heritage Walk
Gary Thompson - Meet at the Noosa Museum at 29 Factory Street, Pomona. There will be historical displays and refreshments provided at the Noosa Museum at end of walk.
All walks begin at 1.00pm. There is no need to book. Simply turn up.
There is no charge. These are free Noosa Long Weekend Festival events.
For further information contact John Woodlock on email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 5474-0334, 0421 074 491
Discover Eumundi - Heritage & Visitor Centre, Eumundi
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