Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Museum move is ‘a step in the right direction

From the Maitland Mercury report:
A steering committee to pursue a museum for Maitland will be formed within the next fortnight.
More than 50 people gathered at Maitland Town Hall on Wednesday night for a two-hour long meeting – hosted by the Maitland Historical Society – to determine the interest for a museum for the city.
It has been decided that a steering committee will be formed with the aim of approaching private and government authorities for funding opportunities.
Maitland Historical Society president Ruth Trappel said the committee would include members of the society, the Australian Museum Clothing And Textiles, the Maitland Genealogical Society and Friends of Grossmann House.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, July 26, 2013.