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EG RITCHIE MEMORIAL BUSHLAND RESERVE

EG RITCHIE MEMORIAL BUSHLAND RESERVE

The new sign for the EG Ritchie Memorial Bushland Reserve

Contact
Dr Ursula De Jong
(03) 9544 7625
ursuladj@deakin.edu.au
Services:
Bushland Reserve, no facilities
Activities – weeding/planting
Management of reserve
Meet for working bee 1st Sunday every month 9:30-11:30 am (except January)

Where are we?

Cnr Summoner Street & Dana Ave
Blairgowrie VIC 3942

Melway 167 D5

Where does the name come from?

Edgar Gowar Ritchie (1871-1956), public servant and engineer, was born on 15 July 1871 at Kew, Melbourne, son of Frederick Henry Ritchie (1841-1909), clerk, and his wife Eliza, née Kirwood, both English born. His father became secretary to the Board of Trade and chief clerk of the Victorian Railways, and secretary to the minister.

The original sign for the EG RITCHIE RESERVE

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