Event Description

The Old Lilydale Cemetery is the final resting place of world famous opera singer Dame Nellie Melba, but she is not the only person to be buried there. Early pioneers, musicians, artists and educators - these were the people who made a difference and played an important role in the history of our local area. Join the Lilydale & District Historical Society for a fascinating cemetery walk and learn more about the lives and achievements of these incredible people.
Please note: This event will occur at the Lilydale Lawn Cemetery (otherwise known as the Old Lilydale Cemetery).
Please be aware that there will be rough and uneven surfaces. The walk will proceed in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
Meet at the Front Gates of Lilydale Lawn Cemetery - 120 Victoria Rd Lilydale


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday 18th October 2022
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1300 737 277


Lilydale Lawn Cemetery
Main Gate, 120 Victoria Rd
Lilydale Victoria
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Event Partner

Lilydale & District Historical Society


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