As part of "The South Australian History Festival", Mt Horrocks Historical Society is once again offering a guided walk through the historic St Mark's Anglican Church Cemetery at Penwortham.
The walk will be held on Saturday May 14th at 4.30pm. This year we have included some new stories.
Kudnato, a remarkable First Nations woman, has a connection to this cemetery.
The first Headmaster of the Stanley Grammar School at Watervale, Carlyon Cole is buried in the cemetery. We also tell the stories of Dr Sokolowsky, the Green sisters from Leasingham, a little boy who drowned and the most famous of all John Ainsworth Horrocks.
After the walk we encourage everyone to move onto the John Horrocks Cottage where the stories continue around a campfire with delicious Clare Valley wine and cheese nibbles.
Mal Paterson explains the history of the St Marks Anglican Church 22-5-21
Jim Cowin tells the story of Dr Sokolowsky 22-5-21
Wendy Spackman plays the part of the grieving mother of the Green sisters who perished in a fire at Leasingham 22-5-21
To book online please follow this link into Eventbrite https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/a-twilight-walk-among-penworthams-gravestones/
Or phone 88434123 the cost is $25