Vale Don Clark

We pay respect to our past Management Committee member and all round great Deans Marsh community man Don Clark. Don passed away Monday night in Geelong surrounded by the love of his family. We send our love and condolences to Claire and Family. Our community is richer for Don’s time, energy...

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The Deans Marsh Curtains

During World War II, the women of the Deans Marsh community constructed the Deans Marsh Curtains. Sugar bags were sewn and embroidered over a period of nine years and used as curtain panels in the community hall. See Making the Original Curtains for more detail. In 1991, due to the inevitable...

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Loutitt Bay (Lorne)

In 1864 the Mountjoy brothers arrived at Loutitt Bay after coming originally from Cornwall, England. They were primarily interested in growing wheat but, seeing the opportunity to establish a tourist business, they built a hotel (Erskine House) in 1868. The Loutitt Bay Track (old Lorne Road) was...

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