Local historian, artist and author of ‘Hastings St, Stories from Noosa’s Past’, Emma Freeman, will take you on a fascinating and charming stroll around Hastings St.
We will view the disused coal-mine site as well as the reclaimed land of Hays Inlet and then walk eastward along Hastings Street and Morwong Drive to the border of former Hacks Farm.
We will retrace our steps down Morwong Drive to the Main beach to view the beachfront buildings, rock wall and groins then on to the bar and The Woods area. Along Hastings Street we will compare the businesses of today with the homes and shops from the past.
At end of the walk, we will go to Halse Lodge for afternoon tea and have the opportunity of viewing the inside of this heritage building. Allow two and a half hours. Meet in the Lion's car park opposite Halse Lodge at 1pm
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.
Other Heritage Walks
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.
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
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.
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
Lion's car park, Noosa Heads
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