Franklin Harbour Historic Walk

Franklin harbour

Valuing the historic identity of Franklin Harbour through signage at significant sites.

Project details

Who will benefit from this project?



How will the funding be spent?

30 signs @ $340 per sign, includes frame and sign.
Installation costs including cement, rehabilitation of area if required.

How will the project be delivered?

Franklin Harbour Community Development Group team to manage information on signs, ordering of signs, and the installation of the signs by liaising with other community groups with an interest: History museum, Cowell Area School staff, two caravan park managers, and Work for the Dole supervisor.

How many people will directly benefit from this project?

The local history museum members would be involved in the selection of and information for sites. Students studying local history will identify with their heritage. The elderly will benefit from knowing that their forbears lives and feats are being valued. Bringing generations together creates a feeling of wellbeing through a greater sense of community and intergenerational connections. It will provide opportunities for Work for the Dole participants in a town where work opportunities are limited. Townspeople and tourists will learn more about the local environment whilst enjoying the walking trail.

How will you measure the impact of this project?

Provide feedback sheets to the Work for the Dole participants asking what benefits were gained from working on the project. Survey the teachers and students if project meets their curriculum needs. Similarly, provide feedback sheets for tourists which will be located at the Information Centre and the caravan parks.

How will the project fit this year's theme of ‘Connect, Grow, Build, Belong’?

All age groups will find a connection to their community and a belonging by learning about the pioneers of the district and their heritage which this trail will provide. .

Project details

Who will benefit from this project?



Organisation details

Organisation Name

Franklin Harbour Community Development Group Incorporated

What does this organisation do?

The Franklin Harbour Community Development Group endeavours to identify projects which promote the Cowell community by identifying a need, disseminating information, applying for funds, maintaining existing projects and applying for grants.


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