Ararat and District Historical Society Inc

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48 Queen Street, Ararat VIC 3377, Australia
46 Queen Street Ararat Victoria 3377 AU
Contact Name
Gerry Bolt- President

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 Longfield Street, Stawell VIC, Australia 28.86 km
Contact Name
Jim Melbourne
77 McKinlay St, Landsborough 3384 35.77 km

The Society aims to collect, restore and maintain the memorabilia and records of the old gold mining town of Landsborough, founded in 1862 and named in honour of William Landsborough the explorer, the township still contains many reminders of its busy past. These include the 1862 lock-up, the 1901 Mounted Police stables, and a 130 year old school, all of which are cared for by the Historical Group.

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Diane Western, Treasurer/Secretary
Grampians Road, Halls Gap VIC 3381 38.17 km

Photos, etc, of Halls Gap and Grampians.

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Kathy McDonald, Secretary
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9 Livingtone St, Beaufort, VIC, Australia 3373 42.72 km

The Beaufort Historical Society is situated in the former Beaufort Court House, in Livingstone St, next door to the Uniting Church. The society has an extensive collection of family histories, photographs, newspapers, school and cemeteries records, etc.

Suburbs or towns: Beaufort; Chute; Raglan; Trawalla; Shirley; Waterloo; Stockyard Hill; Lake Goldsmith; Nerring; Eurambeen

Other contacts:

Secretary: Peter O’Rourke 0418389160

Treasurer: Dennis Thurgood 0427 368890

Postal Address: PO Box 30, Beaufort VIC 3373

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Bill Ferguson, President
PO Box 6 Streatham VIC 3351 Australia 45.29 km
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Bruce Mckenna
39 High Street, Navarre, Vic. 3384 45.65 km

To develop collections of items and articles of significance to Navarre and genelogies of people.

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Joan Austerberry
2110 Glenelg Highway, Lake Bolac 48.17 km
0407 702 6840407 702 684

Preservation and Display of historical photos; research as required.

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Karen McIntyre- -Treasurer
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Station Street, Glenthompson 3293 52.25 km

Our history centre contains memorabilia pertaining to Glenthompson and district, including photographs, newspaper items and cemetery records, etc. Open at the former Glenthompson Railway Station every 3rd Sunday from 12pm-2pm and at other times by calling: Sylvia Wilson on (03) 5577 4352 or Tracey Potatau-Wright on (03) 5577 4215

Founding Date: 4th February 1992

General Information: We will showcase people and places from Glenthompson since the town was established in the mid 1800’s. People are welcome to contribute photos and stories to our page by submitting them to the Secretary via our email address.

Products: We can provide family history searches for a fee.
As at Jan 1 2019 the fees are as follows for all new requests:
search fee: $15 per hr
copy fees for records or information: 20c per A4 pa (20+ pgs 15c per copy).

Please note: We only have a couple of researchers at this time so there may be a delay in attending to your individual request. Thank you

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Tracey Potatau-Wright, Secretary
85 High Street 3467 Avoca, Victoria 52.44 km

Family and local history resource centre, archives and museum, located in the old Avoca Courthouse, which operated as a Court from 1859 to 1979

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Tony O'Shea, President
Mongomery Street Skipton Vic 3361 Australia 58.32 km
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Mary Bradshaw
Wills St, Dunkeld 66.09 km

Social history museum of Dunkeld & District, from Major Mitchell to present day. Includes aboriginal artefacts, history of the wool industry, and a large photographic colleciton of the district.

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Joyce Gordon, Secretary
C/- Snake Valley Post Office Snake Valley VIC 3351 Australia 68.02 km
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Noella Young
PO Box 64 Talbot VIC 3371 Australia 69.05 km
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Marion Miller
"Old Shire Hall", 326 High St, Learmonth 70.43 km

The historical society is dedicated to keep an accurate record of the district since settlement.

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Lois Spenceley- , Secretary
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71 Sussex Street, Linton VIC, Australia 71.23 km

The Society holdings include over 3,000 photographs, cemetery, school, church and Shire of Grenville records, Grenville Standard newspapers. The Society forms the Committee of Management for the 1874 Linton Library/Mechanics Institute.

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Dr Jill Wheeler
36 Fraser Street, Clunes Victoria 3370 75.35 km
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3 Palmerston Street, Maryborough 75.4 km

Worsley Cottage Museum, an 1894 stone cottage, is the home of the society. The collection includes domestic items and artefacts from the era, outdoor displays and a cottage garden. There is also an 1840 slab and daub pioneer hut with wooden shingle roof. Research facilities are also available.

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Barbara Nielsen - President
65 Racecourse Road Haddon VIC 3351 Australia 76.53 km
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Bonnie Chew
93 Cromie Street Rupanyup Vic 3388 Australia 76.89 km
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Helen Uhe
c/o POST OFFICE SMYTHESDALE VIC 3351 Australia 77.33 km
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Margaret Roberts
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