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29-October-2014
29-October-2014

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford/ Sandra Brown

A plaque commemorates the first teachers at the Walhalla State School which opened in 1868.

Our Walhalla school is making great way under the charge of Mr. and Mrs.Tisdale (sic) and Miss Weeks. The number of pupils has increased its average from sixty three to over one hundred, and many more juveniles will soon have acquired the regulation age of three years. The present schoolroom is by no means large enough for the convenient accommodation of the pupils, so they have had to seek room for a class elsewhere. I understand that this school is now under the control of the Board of Education, and known as common school No. 957. The Government pay of the teachers commenced from the 1st July last.
Gippsland Times (Vic), 7 November 1868.

 

Location

Address:Walhalla - Aberfeldy Road, Walhalla School House, Walhalla, 3825
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.941944
Long: 146.452778
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Education

Dedication

Front Inscription

This plaque is a memorial to first teachers Lucy and Henry Tisdall who opened State School 957 in 1868.

Source: MA, RHSV
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