7 Castle Hill’s Grizel retires

2015-09-02 10:33
SAYING GOODBYE: Grizel Hart (far right) retired as curator from 7 Castle Hill Museum last month. Saying goodbye from left are board members Bryan Wintermeyer, Jenny Bennie, Nielen Schaefer, Merlin Nell and Grizel Hart.
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SAYING GOODBYE: Grizel Hart (far right) retired as curator from 7 Castle Hill Museum last month. Saying goodbye from left are board members Bryan Wintermeyer, Jenny Bennie, Nielen Schaefer, Merlin Nell and Grizel Hart. Photo:SUPPLIED

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SHE will miss the children most of all says Grizel Hart, former curator of 7 Castle Hill Museum, following her retirement last month.

“I am very, very sad to leave, but due to retirement age, I had to go,” says Grizel.

She says it’s been only a pleasure working at the museum, as it taught her so much about the history of Port Elizabeth.

No 7 Castle Hill was established in 1825 as a Settler cottage, and was opened as an official museum in 1965.

The museum is set up as a typical house and includes a play room.

“This is a special and wonderful place for the children, because here they can play and enjoy themselves. I’m going to miss those children terribly.”

Grizel’s work included many levels of organisation in terms of research and planning

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