Ipswich Historical Society throwing open its doors next month

COME ALONG: Hugh Taylor from the Cooneanna Historical Society is inviting locals to come and check out amazing Ipswich history.
COME ALONG: Hugh Taylor from the Cooneanna Historical Society is inviting locals to come and check out amazing Ipswich history. Rob Williams

KEEN to develop its growing reputation as the friendly society, the Ipswich Historical Society is throwing open its doors next month.

The Ipswich Historical Society on Redbank Plains Rd at Blackstone is having an open day on September 14 from 9am to 3pm.

Society president Ian Wilson said highlights would be stallholders and new displays.

Stallholders expected to be there include; Ipswich Woodpeckers, the Ipswich Genealogical Society, the Amberley Brass Band, the Ipswich Historical Motorcycle Club, Joe Llewellyn the native bee man and the Ipswich and District Vintage Machinery Club.

Then there are permanent mines rescue and mining displays.

The historical society was founded in 1966 to collect, preserve and display the social history of the Ipswich region. The Ipswich Historical Society is also a meeting place for specialist historical groups.

The miners meet on Tuesdays between 9am and 11am, the spinners and weavers meet on Thursdays between 9am and 12.30pm, and the first Saturday of every month at the same time.

The historical motorcycle club meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7pm in its club house at the grounds.

Address: 1041 Redbank Plains Rd, Blackstone.

Phone: 3282 0358.



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