THROSBY MEMORIAL & HERITAGE WALL
The Black Springs Community Association Inc received a $12,647 grant through the Federal Government's Stronger Communities Program for the Throsby Memorial and Heritage Wall.
Federal member for Calare, Andrew Gee visited Springs to announce the funding before officially opening the project in May 2019.
Black Springs has a rich pioneering history and the project marks the bicentenary of Charles Throsby's visit to the area.
Charles Throsby paved the way for explorers and pioneers who later settled in the region and the project is a fitting tribute to this significant milestone in Black Springs' past.
The wall includes a timeline of the history of Black Springs, A bust and cairn of Charles Throsby is erected as part of the feature.
This site will become a popular spot for not only local residents and tourists but also, for descendants of those pioneers who settled in the area.
Thank you to the Federal Government in supporting the important work of the Black Springs Community Association Inc.
The information on this heritage wall is based on resources that document the history of our region and those who pioneered our land. Careful research has been conducted, however, no written article is entirely perfect and although it has been our aim to provide the reader with details of early exploration of our region, there is always scope for discrepancies. Should there be a name, or event omitted, it has not been intentional as we have explored every avenue to attain accurate information. References are provided for information purposes only and do not constitute endorsement of any book or website. Please be aware that websites listed may change.
Opening of the Heritage Wall May 2019
L-R Cr Don Capel, BSCA President Christine Healey, BSCA treasurer Brian Beesley and Andrew Gee MP Federal Member for Calare.