Phillip Island & District Historical Society

Descendant of Dr LL Smith visits the society

Last updated on 15-May-16

Dr LL Smith was an extraordinary person - politician, medical practitioner, entrepeneur, wine producer, land owner, etc. He led a very full life. It was "Dr LL" who was largely responsible for having Phillip Island opened up for closer settlement in 1868 - an event we will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of in 2018. Dr LL's grandson Norman Smith and Norm's wife Gillian, were our speakers for our May 11th meeting, and told us something of this amazing man's life. They also donated a handsome boxed