Berwick Carpark Walkway

Berwick Car Park Walkway plaque Transcription This walkway & lighting upgrade / was constructed by / the City of Casey, with funding / from the Safer Suburbs Program. / Officially opened by / Laura Smyth MP / on 13 June 2013. An Australian Government Initiative.                  

Pakenham South War Memorial

Transcription Erected by the residents of / Pakenham South in memory of / those who served. First World War Blackwood AJ / Blackwood AM / Blackwood JA / Ellett A / Ellett JA / Ellett RH / Gribble WC / Lasich W / Leadoux JJ / Peel A / Smith WC / Vaughan TH /… Read More

Livvi’s Place

  Livvi’s Places are unique environments that enable all children to play together. The Livvi’s Place at Lyndhurst is the only playground of this kind in Melbourne’s south east and was made possible through a partnership between the City of Casey and the Touched by Olivia Foundation. The Touched by Olivia Foundation was founded by John… Read More

Koo Wee Rup Picnic Shelter

First Cattle Run in Area plaque Transcription This memorial was erected in conjunction / with the Shire of Cranbourne and the / Koo Wee Rup Swamp Historical Society in / 1987 to commemorate the establishment of / the first cattle run in this area in 1839 by / Robert Jamieson, Samuel Rawson and others. Opening… Read More

John Duff Memorial Fire Brigade Training Track

John Duff (1933-1979) was the Captain of the Koo Wee Rup Fire Brigade from 1972 until his sudden death in 1979. Opened in 1984 by the CFA’s Chief Officer, Mr Orchard, the training track was a joint venture of the Koo Wee Rup Fire Brigade and the Koo Wee Rup Lions Club. John Duff was… Read More

William Bruce Ronald Reserve

 

JC Lloyd Square

The above photo and information came from an article in the Pakenham Gazette 16 February 1983. It shows from left to right: Graeme Sweeney, Cr Syd Pargeter, John Lloyd, Harold Keys & Norman Beaumont. John Charles Lloyd (1906-1984) inherited Holly Green from an uncle in the late 1930s and renamed it Brechin. A portion of… Read More

Sidney Webb

Two plaques commemorate the planting of Narrre Warren’s iconic avenue of oak trees in 1890 by Sidney Webb on this corner. One marks the planting itself, the other, the centenary of the planting. Sidney John Webb (c1844-1920) was the publisher of the Age, Leader and Australian newspapers beforee retiring to the Hotham and West Melbourne Newsagency…. Read More

Spyridon Louis Statue

Spyridon Louis Statue plaque Transcription Spyridon “Spyros” Louis 12 January 1873 – 26 March 1940 Spyridon Louis was modern Greece’s first Olympic gold medalist at / the 1896 Olympics in Athens, Greece. Spyridon Louis and local athlete Edwin Flack competed against each / other in the men’s marathon at the summer Olympics, with Louis /… Read More

Kester Kitchin Park

Kester Herbert Kitchin (1918-2003) was Cranbourne Shire President from 1978 to 1979. Reference: The Good Country by Niel Gunson. Published 1983 by the Shire of Cranbourne.