Story of a Chalice

First published as The Story of the Chalice Heidelberg Historian (Heidelberg Historical Society)   October 1994 On 25 August  1994, a special service in the Ivanhoe Grammar School Chapel was the occasion of the presentation of an historical chalice by members of the 2/14th Battalion Association. The story of the chalice was provided in the order […]

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Women were there too

Olive’s story: women were there too – Olive Haynes (Dooley) By Liz Pidgeon ‘I am so glad I brought my gramophone that was given to me. The men simply love it, and I have to promise it days ahead to the different huts and tents. They start it going the minute they awake, and never stop until they have to. […]

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Racecourses of the north : Ivanhoe

The Ivanhoe Racecourse is noted from the late 1850’s, one report suggesting the course was on the Heidelberg-road, then a rough affair built by convicts, Heidelberg itself along with Brighton one of the first settlements established outside of the early Melbourne settlement. Most of the early references to the “Ivanhoe racecourse” actually refer to hunt […]

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