Wyndham History

Hopkins family of Truganina

Student activity #5

Read about the Hopkins family p.48-50 in From Here to There

  1. Which family members came first? When? From where? Did they buy land?
  2. How is the family remembered in the area?
  3. What did the family do for a living?
  4. Go to the Truganina School Exhibit and lean about the Truganina School. Check out some of the family names from the area.
  5. This extract about our area provides a wealth of information over a long period of time. Did it help you to understand how old area area really is? Are there any highlights in the story for you?