Berwick Pakenham Historical Society Inc

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85 Princes Highway, Pakenham VIC, Australia
78 Princes Highway Pakenham Victoria 3810 AU
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Audrey Dodson, Honorary Secretary

Our museum is the old 1912 Shire of Berwick Shire Offices which have been relocated and restored. Our holdings, large collection of local and general items, are mainly relevant to the old Shire of Berwick, and we sell publications produced by the society. Monthly meetings are held on the first Friday of the month, except January, at 8 pm at the Museum. The Museum opens on Sundays 2 – 4 .30 pm, except January.

Access is via turning into James St.and then right onto the Princes Highway Service Rd.

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325 Rossiter Road, Koo Wee Rup 3981 14.15 km

“Mallow House”, built 1916, is the home of Koo Wee Rup Swamp Historical Society, incorporating a museum, etc. Collects and preserves the history of Koo Wee Rup and the Koo Wee Rup Swamp.

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Heather Arnold, President|Audrey Mills, Secretary
The Casey Complex 1/65 Berwick and Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne 3977 16.79 km

Family History Group in Narre Warren with many family history resources. The group is also interested in local history and has local records and family histories. Visitors always welcome.

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Eileen Durdin - Secretary
62 Menzies Road Menzies Creek VIC 3159 Australia 17.54 km
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Marian Matta
Foreshore Road, Tooradin 3980 18.19 km

Collects and preserves the heritage of the old Shire of Cranbourne, and manages the Fisherman’s Cottage Museum complex at Tooradin, on behalf of the City of Casey.

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Polly Freeman - Secretary
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38 Main Street Bunyip, VIC 3815 21.42 km

A small group of interested persons in late 2011 decided to establish a group that would collate and preserve the local history of our area.

The Bunyip Historical Society’s home is at the Bunyip Hall and located in what is  colloquially known as the “RSL room”. We do not open to the public as yet, but is in our future plans.

C/- Monbulk Living & learning centre, 21 Main road Monbulk 3793 22.58 km

The society records and documents local history, and to advise our community. To preserve and materials, documents, photographs, tiven to the society for research and publications.

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Jill A'Vard- President
5 Whitstable Street, Lang Lang 3984 22.7 km

We collect local history, photos, small memorabilia, and preserve them for the future.

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Peter Hayden - Secretary
PO BOX 1160 UPWEY VIC 3158 Australia 22.87 km
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Phil Garland
Tom Houlahan Community Support Centre, 186 Foster Street East, Dandenong 24.52 km

Established in 1963, the Society holds an archive of books, photographs, newspapers and ephemera related to Dandenong. The Archive is open Wednesdays, 11 am to 2 pm, February to November inclusive. Research fees may apply, may be waived for an information exchange. Occasional displays. Publications for sale: ‘Grand old lady of Dandenong’ ($10*, coffee table book about our Town Hall); ‘Reminiscences of early Dandenong’ ($10*); A snapshot of Dandenong in 2001 (over 120 community group historys, $10*). Magazine ‘Gipps-Land Gate’, 2 editions per year subscription $15 per year incl postage & packing; *Add $5 for packing and postage. Membership: Individual $18, Family $26, Corporate $200, Sponsor $500. (Current until 30 June 2009.)

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Chris Keys
Level 1, 210 Lonsdale St, Melbourne Vic 3000 24.97 km
03 8668 810003 8668 8100
03 8668 8111
1-3 Olivebank Road, Ferntree Gully 26.99 km

Formed to preserve, conserve and promote history, particularly the history of Knox and the former shires of Berwick and Ferntree Gully. The society’s MAP accredited museum and resource centre is based at Ambleside Park homestead and with the property next door set up as a resource centre is accumulating a collection of historical data, memorabilia, photographs and pioneer information relating to the area.
Open to the public 1-4 pm on Sundays or by arrangement. Local research conducted by application and fee.

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Sue Anderson- Secretary
C/- 35 Stuart Street Noble Park Vic 3174 Australia 28.77 km
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Robyn Robie
Farndons Community Hall, Cnr Farndon & 42 Falls Rd, Mt Dandenong 3767 28.8 km

Interested in research and collection of local historical photographs, recollections, etc. With new premises, aiming for increased school and community participation.

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Wendy Britt - Secretary
Ballam Park Homestead, Cranbourne Road, Frankston 29.34 km

Frankston Historical Society Inc is a non profit organisation, formed in 1961. Established to preserve the history of the local area, our base is Ballam Park Homestead, Cranbourne Rd, Frankston. Open each Sunday 1-4, except the 5th Sunday when 5 in a month, or by appointment. Phone 9789 5529

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Glenda Viner- President
PO Box 2047 Seaford Vic 3198 Australia 30.35 km
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MR ANDREW CARLILE
PO Box 363 Somerville VIC 3912 Australia 31.57 km
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Brenda Thornell
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71 Wellington Road, Wandin North VIC, Australia 31.7 km

Set in rolling orchard countryside, Mont De Lancye was built in 1882 as the home of the Sebire family. Mont De Lancey’s many attractions include Chapel/Gardens suitable for weddings; Museum; Monty’s Tearoom & much more.

Monty’s Tearoom: 0403 415 194

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Jill Sebire

A small group of residents committed to researching the history of Dingley Village. Aims to collect documents, photographs etc. We have currently received funding to amploy an author to write the history of Dingley.

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Marion Harriden, President
6 The Strand ,Chelsea,3196 32.01 km

Collection of photos, memorabilia, etc – preserving the history of the former City of Chelsea.

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Mrs Leonie Taylor (Secretary)
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