Benalla and District Historical Society Inc

Benalla & District Historical Society Inc is active in both its aspects of operating a Museum specializing in costume, Kelly and local history, and the Research Rooms’ archival care and availability for researchers.

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Hut 11 Samaria Road Benalla Vic 3672 Australia 1.39 km
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Sabine Smyth
Greta Heritage Group & Greta Hansonville Hall Vic Australia 25.15 km
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Greta Heritage Group & Greta Hansonville Hall
PO Box 1 Glenrowan VIC 3675 Australia 25.25 km
0478 334 4020478 334 402
0428 276 3010428 276 301
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David Ritchie
VIC Australia 35.55 km
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Victorian High Country Huts Association
Baldock St & Dookie St, Dookie VIC 3646, Australia 36.25 km

Display at local Show; local history collection of memorabilia; marking old school sites, history board, etc. Currently there is no building available for display.

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J Batten - secretary
PO Box 812 WANGARATTA Vic 3677 Australia 36.61 km
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Val Gleeson
Milawa Vic Australia 42.48 km
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Milawa Heritage Group
25 Kirkland Avenue, Euroa 3666 42.68 km

Preservation of artefacts and historical data and family research pertaining to local area, plus genealogical research facilities. Manning of Museum and Genealogical Research with Euroa.

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Gaye Wallace, Secretary
Post Office, Merton Vic 3715 52.96 km

Historical Exhibitions & publication of history book and family history.

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Carole Poussard
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200 Creighton Rd, Katandra West VIC, Australia 53.34 km

The Katandra & Distict History Group aim to locate, catalogue, copy or acquire items of historic importance to the local area and to make them available to the community.

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Robert Kennedy, President
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136 Main Street, Eldorado VIC 3746 55.49 km

The El Dorado Museum collection is sited in the original schoolhouse number 246 which opened in 1870. The school rooms and out-sheds house a large variety of items such as social and domestic purpose items.

Gold and tin mining relics from the Cock’s El Dorado Gold and Tin Dredge and Cock’s Pioneer sluicing are on display as well as information on various mines in the area with some photographic history of the mining from 1850 until 1950. Agricultural implements can be viewed in and around the big shed.

A Blacksmith’s shop has a fireplace, bellows, anvil, hammers and other tools, horseshoes as well as Kelly Gang replica forged armour. There are also woodworkers hand tools, saws, and mining implements. Genealogy is available from school records, cemetery records World War One records and some photos, lodge and church records, and mining records. The museum has war memorabilia ranging from helmets and medals to souvenirs and bayonets.

Children’s treasure hunt activities are available with some hands on items to try out as well. They can have a go at gold panning and keep any gold that they discover.

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Sue Phillips, President
PO Box 570 Shepparton Vic 3630 Australia 56.22 km
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Shepparton Heritage Centre Inc
PO Box 142 Yarrawonga Vic 3730 Australia 58.32 km
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Wendy Saunders
Beek Street, Katamatite 58.7 km
03 5865 136103 5865 1361

Our aim is to collect items, machinery and memorabilia of our area for our mud brick museum and shed.

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Pam Parker, Secretary
PO Box 206 Mooroopna Vic 3629 Australia 59.48 km
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Barry Campbell
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151 Melbourne Street, Mulwala New South Wales, Australia 61.98 km

Description: Yarrawonga – Mulwala Historical Society is involved in all forms of research and preservation of local history. Visitors, coach tours and school groups welcome at the Pioneer Museum. The Museum preserves local and rural history to educate, entertain and provide enjoyment to visitors of all ages.

Suburbs or towns: Yarrawonga; Mulwala, NSW; Burramine; Wilby; Telford; Bundalong; Bathumi; Boomahnoomoonah; Savernake, NSW; Tungamah

Exterior view of Pioneer Museum

The Robert O’Hara Burke Memorial Museum is operated b y the Indigo Shire Council. An Athenaeum since 1857, original building, a museum since 1863. “Street of Shops” added in 1979.

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Anna Robbins
29 Elgin Street, Myrtleford, Vic. 3737 66.78 km

Collection of locally significant artefacts & records, publication of community recollections and assistance with research.

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John Taylor, President
655 Spring Road Fawcett Vic 3714 66.93 km

Community Hall – Communities of Fawcett and Konriella

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S Hicks- President
4 Stevenson Street, Murchison, Vic. 3610 68.66 km

Preserving local history about the Aboriginal Protectorate, agricultural pioneers, river crossing/irrigation history, war years, POW and internee camps, Murchison Meteorite 1969, sporting organisations history.

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Mrs Kay Ball- President
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