History

This area of our website is still under construction. Here  are some historical photos of the Lorne Foreshore to enjoy.  Our Heritage Boardwalk will start taking shape and is due to  be completed in 2014.

  • View across bay towards Erskine River, 1880. Note the old swimming baths.
  • Lorne Fun Parlor and Beach Hall, 1930s
  • Lorne Dodgem Cars on the foreshore - now the site of the swimming pool
  • Beach boxes before the Stone Kiosk was built
  • Foreshore and mouth of Erskine River from The Cumberland, Lorne.
  • Mrs. Lil Clarke turning the first sod for the construction of the Memorial Swimming Pool, 1966
  • Main Street, Lorne
  • Lorne Foreshore 1956 showing Fun Parlor, Kiosk and Cricket Pitch
  • RSL Tree Planting Ceremony, 1972, held at the Beaurepaire Memorial Swimming Pool. A lone pine was planted by Mr. Owen Bannister.