Unique history celebrated
BEECHWORTH Town Hall was spectacularly dressed for Christmas as over 80 people gathered to celebrate a successful year at the Burke Museum and Historic Precinct.
provided by the Friends of the Burke Museum and the Beechworth Branch of the Red Cross.
Guests enjoyed convivial conversation as Mark Stephens played well-known carols and melodies on the Historic Town Hall Organ.
Burke Museum Manager, Cameron Auty praised the ‘Friends’ for the amazing support that they freely give to the Museum and the Precinct, and gave a glowing report about the acquisition of the pipe organ.
Volunteers and staff from the Visitor Information Centre, the Ned Kelly Vault, the Telegraph Station, the Tour Guides, and Friends of the Burke Museum were thanked by Mayor Bernard Gaffney for their dedication in greeting visitors to Beechworth and telling the story of its unique history.
year old Ellen Huggens took her place at the organ stool and gave the Mayor a ‘musical welcome’ followed by loud applause from the audience.
Some of us felt that her performance was a to CEO Trevor Ierino by the Town Hall Organ Possum a few months ago.
The most enjoyable evening ended with a