Penny’s Hill Thomas Goss Day | 9 Aug 2015

Thomas Goss Day

Head to Penny’s Hill in McLaren Vale on Sunday 9 August to celebrate 161 years since Thomas Goss purchased the Penny Hill property.

This annual family friendly event celebrates the rich history of McLaren Vale with wine, food and fun.

Enjoy live music, open fire casserole lunches, wine deals, games and gold digging for minors. Entry to this event is FREE.

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Who is Thomas Goss?

On this very day in 1854, Thomas Goss purchased the property we know as Penny’s Hill. For a short time the postmaster in McLaren Vale, Goss and two fellow settlers, Prior and Fountain, headed for the gold diggings at Ballarat where unlike the vast majority, all three struck it rich. Goss used his £1500 to acquire the property “Gedney” which he renamed “Ingleburne”, a connection to the family’s Devon origins.

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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Penny’s Hill website

What: Thomas Goss Day family event

When: Sunday, 9 August 2015 | from 11am

Where: Penny’s Hill, 281 Main Road, McLaren Vale

Who: Families

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