Berwick Pakenham Historical Society Inc

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85 Princes Highway, Pakenham VIC, Australia
78 Princes Highway Pakenham Victoria 3810 AU
Contact Name
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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Mary Tabacchiera
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Hardy House, 49 Birmingham Road Mt Evelyn 3796 33.27 km

Mount Evelyn History Group members are interested in the collection, preservation, research,writing and publication of all aspects of history relating to our town. We hold displays at local events and provide speakers and information on request. Our newsletter, Things past, is published monthly.
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Paula Herlihy
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Public displays, school visits, annual festival display and guest speaking

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Rosemary Blackley- Secretary
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2 NORMAN AVENUE FRANKSTON SOUTH VIC 3199 Australia 34.4 km
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HEATHER ARNOLD
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Dianne Maloney- President
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61 Castella Street, Lilydale VIC 3140, Australia 37 km

Founded in 1971

We aim to collect, research, promote and publish the history of the people, places, events and developments of particularly Lilydale, Coldstream, Chirnside Park, Montrose,  Seville, Silvan, Yering, Gruyere, and Killara with a special focus on the life and family Dame Nellie Melba.

Image: Old Lilydale Court House, now home to  Lilydale & District Historical Society

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11 Ripley Court, Ringwood 3135 37.15 km

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Jane Turton
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Peter Brewer - Treasurer
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