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Reading, Writing and Arithmetic: Early Education in the City of Greater Dandenong Online Exhibition

October 1 - October 31

Free

Discover the history of early education in the City of Greater Dandenong, through a free online exhibition from the City of Greater Dandenong Heritage Team.

The exhibition explores the beginnings of education in the City of Greater Dandenong, tracing the history from as early as the 1800s up until the present day, including Laurel Lodge as a private college, the history of state schools no. 1403 (Dandenong) and 1466 (Keysborough), as well as one of Dandenong’s most famous students – Oscar Asche.

The exhibition features images from the Dandenong and District and Springvale and District Historical Society collections, alongside major collecting institutions such as State Library of Victoria and Museums Victoria.

Image: State School 1466, Keysborough, 1902. Source: Dandenong and District Historical Society

Details

Start:
October 1
End:
October 31
Cost:
Free
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Organiser

City of Greater Dandenong
Phone:
1300 630 920
Email:
culturalheritage@cgd.vic.gov.au
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