Ararat and District Historical Society Inc

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48 Queen Street, Ararat VIC 3377, Australia
46 Queen Street Ararat Victoria 3377 AU

The society is interested in local history which is on display in Langi Morgala Museum which includes mining, railways, church, council business, home life, sport, armed services, transport and agriculture.

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46 Main St, Derrinallum 3325 77.97 km

Local records, visiting local sites of interest & significance.

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Avon Buchholz
Cape Clear VIC, Australia 79.44 km

Photos, maps, documents, information, all aspects of life in the gold fields and farming areas surrounding Cape Clear & District Historical Society.

PO Box 75 St Arnaud Vic 3478 Australia 79.82 km
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Margaret Fyffe
19 Bucknall Street, Carisbrook VIC 3464, Australia 82.35 km

Carisbrook Historical Society’s collection includes a large number of photographs and a range of school, cemetery and family history records.

Open by appointment

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75 Broadway, Dunolly 3472 85.07 km

A collection of photographs, firearms, gold nugget replicas and local history with a genealogy research section.

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Rachel Buckley, Secretary
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1 Comyn Street, Murtoa VIC 3390, Australia 85.09 km

Large museum, history centre, memorabilia, wedding dresses, huge taxidermy collection, video presentations.

Open Times: Monday to Saturday 12 noon till 2 pm

Sunday 12 noon till 4 pm.

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Peter Adler
P.O. Box 317 Creswick VIC 3363 86.01 km
03 5345 206503 5345 2065
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Mrs Marjie Poole
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Ballarat VIC, Australia 86.57 km

Central Highlands Historical Association [CHHA] is a vital link in the regional history network being the umbrella association for over 30 historical societies, museums and family history organisations in the central highlands region of Victoria. CHHA continues to be an active and innovative organisation. It is represented at Local and State levels on matters of joint concern to its members.

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Ballarat VIC, Australia 86.57 km

The contribution by people of Irish background to Ballarat’s social, cultural and industrial development is substantial and the Ballarat and District Irish Association plans to present, celebrate, promote and enjoy this ongoing legacy

 

273 Old Hamilton Rd Haven VIC 3401 Australia 86.66 km
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Helen Curkpatrick
43 Albion Street Sebastopol Vic 3356 Australia 86.7 km
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Neil Wright
Old Courthouse, Martin St, Penshurst 3289 86.8 km

Collect items related to Penshurt’s history, and research family history queries.

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Val Heffernan, Secretary
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Ballarat Library (Australiana Room), 178 Doveton Street, Ballarat 86.88 km

The aim of the society is to help people discover their family history. To have appropriate records available, with guidance in ways to research and record their history and genealogy.

The Ballarat & District Genealogical Society Inc. was formed in 1978 as a breakaway group from the Ballarat Historical Society. This move was perceived as making a distinction between local history and family history research.

Hours – Monday to Thursday only 10.00am – 4.30pm Collection includes: Family histories, references assisting local research, local histories, cemetery records, birth marriage and death records, computer access, electoral rolls, interstate records, directories.

Postal Address – PO Box Bakery Hill Mail Centre, Ballarat VIC 3354

37 Heights Crescent Ballarat North Vic 3350 Australia 87.21 km
03 9836 240103 9836 2401
Contact Name
Ray White
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439 Cobden Street, Mount Pleasant Ballarat, VIC 3350, Australia 88.14 km

This Observatory, situated at Mount Pleasant in Ballarat, was established on the initiative and with the financial support of James Oddie, and was formally opened to the public in 1886. When Oddie presented the Observatory to the people of Ballarat, it became the first municipal observatory in Australia.

Opening Hours for Observatory – See Booking and Events times. All programs require a prior booking.

Sovereign Hill Post Office Ballarat VIC 3350 Australia 88.23 km
Contact Name
M Smith
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Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, Vic 88.37 km

The Ballarat Historical Society’s collection is housed in the Gold Museum, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat. It includes over 25,000 photographs, early Trade & Street Directories, the Register of Inmates for the Ballarat Benevolent Society and objects.

The collection can be searched online via the Society’s website or accessed by appointment Mon – Friday, 10.00 am – 4.00 pm. Phone 5337 1107 to make an appointment.

5050 Colac -Ballarat Road, Cambrian Hill 3352 88.67 km
5342 07775342 0777

Local and family historuies, display of family photos and antiques.

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Mrs Phyl Lloyd, President
33 Pynsent Street Horsham 3400 90.79 km

The society collects and maintains the local history of the Horsham area in written, photographic and electronic form plus a small collection of historical memorabilia. Monthly meeting. Open Tuesday Wednesday 1.30 – 4.30 Family and Local History and Small Museum.

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Rod Jenkindon - President
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Learmonth Street, Buninyong VIC, Australia 93.27 km

The Society promotes the study, collection and preservation of the history, heritage and environment of Buninyong and the surrounding district.

Image: ‘Buninyong Town Hall, home of the Buninyong and District Historical Society’.

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