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25 April 2021
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An opportunity to visit the unique Eynesbury Homestead.

Eynesbury was named after a town in the United Kingdom where Simon Staughton was born (1797). Mr Staughton moved with his family to Australia in 1841 and settled on 101,000 acres which was subsequently subdivided in 1852. The township of Melton was created from the 30,600 acre subdivision. Eynesbury Homestead has been restored and is listed as a Place of State Significance by the Heritage Council Victoria.

MEET: United Service centre, Todd Road Port Melbourne. (When entering the Westgate Freeway follow the signs to the Todd Road Service centre).

DEPART: 11:15am

ROUTE: Take the Princes Freeway to Werribee, turn right onto Market Road then left onto Cottrell/Ballan
Road. On reaching the T intersection at the end of Ballan Road, turn right at the roundabout onto Geelong
Bacchus Marsh Road. Turn right at Nerowie Road then right at Eynesbury Road.

LUNCH: 12:30pm

NOTE: If you are attending please let Geoff Sarkies know by text on 0404 689 028 or email as bookings are essential.