Exploring the transformation of Claremont House

THE stories, secret and mysteries of Claremont House will soon be on full display when the Glenorchy School for Seniors hosts an information session detailing the history of the local landmark.

Held on 17 May from 10am-2pm at Glenorchy LINC, the information session will be led by guest speaker Joel Van Sanden who will share more about the story of Claremont House, its evolution, the lives of the owners and their domestic servants.

“We are delighted to have Joel along as one of our guest speakers, as we know many people are interested in the history and current development of Claremont House,” School for Seniors president Guila Kelly said.

The information session will cover the history of the house from its first century of its life c1830 when it hosted many of the state’s most exclusive events for society’s elite to its use as a rehabilitation centre for returned servicemen and the general community.

Ms Kelly said the Glenorchy School for Seniors regularly hosted a range of speakers who provided information and answered questions on “stimulating topics.”

“It’s a great way to make new friends and learn a little more about what’s happening around us – new and old members are welcome,” she said.

Caption: The Glenorchy School for Seniors will be hosting an information session later this month, delving into the history of the historic Claremont House.