Mansfield Courier

History group to meet

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MANSFIELD Family History Group will meet at the Mansfield RSL Hall on March 19 for its next meeting.

Starting at 3.30pm guest speakers will be Alexandra history buffs David Hibbert (ArtWorkx) and Leisa Lees.

Leisa has been pivotal in researchin­g the American Civil War record of Mansfield’s own Robert King.

David has many talents - including production of the eMagazine eSplash and historical magazines. He also collects historic photograph­s of the region.

They will be talking on Mansfield’s Civil War veteran – King - and then showing some of their old photograph­s.

This meeting will be open to all interested and do not need to be members.

The meeting is expected to finish by 4.50pm.

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