Maritime Heritage Walk plaques revamped at Aslings Beach

ESSCI installs plaques along the Aslings Beach Maritime History Walk. Photo supplied.
ESSCI installs plaques along the Aslings Beach Maritime History Walk. Photo supplied.

Eden Service and Social Club Inc (ESSCI) has facilitated the replacement of plaques along the Aslings Beach Maritime History Walk with the assistance of a grant secured from the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal.

The original plaques were mounted on timber plinths which were ravaged by termites over time, while the new plinths are galvanised steel and present the information at a more easily readable level for visitors.

The plaques explain the footpath etchings of the maritime story of Twofold Bay as we know it, starting with the bark canoes of the original inhabitants and moving through to the cruise ship industry of today.

The Foundation also provided funding to allow ESSCI to replace its old generator, which had failed.

This unit allows the club to run its bain-marie in conjunction with its barbecue trailer remote from a power source in order to keep barbecued products hot.

The availability of a portable power source also assists the many work projects the club undertakes, enabling the use of power tools.

Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal is a not-for-profit organisation that harnesses the power of collective investment between government, business, and philanthropy, to improve the lives of those living in rural, regional, and remote Australia.

Since 2000, FRRR has distributed nearly $100million to more than 10,000 projects across rural, regional, and remote Australian communities.

The new plinths on which the plaques are affixed are galvanised steel and replace the timber ones which were ravaged by termites. Photo supplied.

The new plinths on which the plaques are affixed are galvanised steel and replace the timber ones which were ravaged by termites. Photo supplied.

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