Site Visit to Bukit Mertajam

Date: 11 January 2020 (Sunday)

Time: 3.00pm to 7.00pm

Venue: Penang Heritage Trust Office, 26 Church Street 

Fees: RM70(members)/ RM 100(non-members)

RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604-2642631

Registration Deadline: 09 January 2020 (Thursday)

PHT’s first site visit in 2020 will be to Bukit Mertajam town, a small township whereby old businesses and heritage is threatened by modern developments. This site visit will explore businesses and places with heritage interest such as Hung Kung Guild, Xuan Tian Temple, Bukit Mertajam market and Sin Huat Heng coffee factory. We will also make a special stopover to the dilapidated house of Penang’s first Chief Minister, the late Tan Sri Wong Pow Nee.

Note: The site visit will only commence with a minimum registration of 16 people. The donations include a return trip from Bukit Mertajam to Penang, local guides and refreshments.