MRA Heritage Event 2016

'Are you married or do you live in Milford?'

Note: earlier opening time of 3pm for photograph exhibition

 

 

 

 MRA’s Auckland Heritage Festival event

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 @ Milford Senior Citizens Hall

141A Kitchener Road, behind New World supermarket,

access from the open Kitchener Rd car park

Display of historic photos from 3pm

7.30pm Talk: ‘Are you married or do you live in Milford?’

 

Historian Debbie Dunsford will share stories about Milford when it was Auckland’s most popular beach resort. Her talk will be illustrated with historic photos and oral history audio clips. It will cover the steam train era, the Pirate Shippe, the building of the saltwater swimming pool and the WW2 American invasion.

This is a free community event. Supper will be served after the talk.

Photo shows a group enjoying Milford Beach in the 1920s.

PA-Coll 6494 07, Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington.