Boolarra & District Historical Society Inc

Boolarra 3870
1325 Boolarra-Mirboo North Road Boolarra Victoria 3870 AU

Housed in the old Boolarra Primary School, the aims and objectives of the society are to collect, record and display the history of Boolarra and district, and to foster historical interest and knowledge. Photographic collection, static displays of memorabilia and a small library of history books. Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, featuring guest speakers.

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5 Whitstable Street, Lang Lang 3984 62.83 km

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

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Peter Hayden - Secretary
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7 Temple St, Heyfield 3858 63.68 km

The European occupation of Heyfield dates from James Macfarlane’s Heyfield run of 1844. After his death it was held for a time by the Firebraces, before being purchased in 1866 by James Tyson. He referred to it as his “Cabbage Patch”. Heyfield has a strong pastoral, dairying and timber history. The collection covers Heyfield and surround districts of Seaton, Glenmaggie, Coongulla, Glenfalloch and Licola in the former shire of Maffra, and Nambrok / Denison and Wandocka, plus Cowwarr in the former shire of Rosedale.

325 Rossiter Road, Koo Wee Rup 3981 70.58 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
10 Kilburn Street, Corinella VIC, Australia 72.56 km

Archived research. Publishing local and family histories in the Bass Valley

130 Foster Street, Sale 3850 76.17 km

The Sale Historical Society manages the Sale Museum (open Sunday & Wednesday afternoons), Sale Water Tower (open 2 – 4 pm each Saturday), the Sale Powder Magazine (open by request) and the Sale Railway Museum (open for special functions and by request). Holdings in the main museum include municipal records (1863 – 1950), large photographic collection, including early pioneer settlers, Mary Grant Bruce collection and other local memorabilia collections. Research by written request.

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Laurie Smyth, President
Macalister Street, Sale 76.47 km
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85 Princes Highway, Pakenham VIC, Australia 76.98 km

The Berwick – Pakenham Historical Society seeks to promote awareness of the history of our district’s history through the acquisition, preservation and display of historical items; recording of older residents’ knowledge; and undertaking research, publications and displays. We are a member of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria.

Postal Address – PO Box 442, Pakenham VIC 3810

McMahon Drive Maffra 3860 77.17 km

Themes in the Maffra Sugar Beet Museum include the rise and fall of the sugar beet industry in Maffra 1896-1948 , pre-European occupation of the area, early European exploration and settlement of central Gippsland and the development of agriculture and agricultural products.
The society has an extensive collection of photographs held in the Maffra Public Library. The Maffra Public Library also holds the “Flo Pearce” document collection. Both of these collections are catalogued and may be viewed during normal library hours.

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Carol Kitchenn - President
Foreshore Road, Tooradin 3980 79.73 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
25 Veterans Drive, Newhaven 83.46 km
14-16 Hobson Street Stratford Vic 3862 Australia 84.82 km
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J Richards
PO Box 211 Yarra Junction Vic 3797 Australia 87.97 km
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Upper Yarra Valley Historical Society
Heritage Centre, 89 Thompson Avenue, Cowes 3922 89.81 km

The Society collects and preserves documents, artefacts, memorablia and photos of historical interest relating to Phillip Island and District; maintains and staffs a museum open to the public; holds monthly meetings to which visitors are welcome.

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Christine Grayden, Secretary
The Casey Complex 1/65 Berwick and Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne 3977 89.99 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 90.5 km
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Marian Matta
Corner of Marine Parade and Skinner Street, Hastings 93.7 km

Is a vibrant, enthusiastic group of volunteers who are dedicated to promoting, preserving and enhancing the cultural and environmental heritage of Hastings and surrounding areas of Western Port. The Society manages the Hastings Museum made up of the general Museum, Dad’s Shed, the Fishing Museum, the Pioneer’s Cottage with the surrounding cottage garden and the Remembrance Garden of Peace. The Museum displays in a place of honour the 40 pounder rifled breech loading Armstrong Gun used by the local defence force in Colonial days – the ‘Ham & Beef’ Battery. Gold coin admission to Museum – free to members. General meetings take place every two-months. Quarterly Morning Coffees and weekly “Wednesday Workers” at Museum every Wednesday morning. The Museum is open every Sunday 2-4, and Wednesdays 10-12 noon. The Museum can also be opened by prior arrangement.

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Dianne Maloney- President
C/- Monbulk Living & learning centre, 21 Main road Monbulk 3793 93.81 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
PO Box 363 Somerville VIC 3912 Australia 96.68 km
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Brenda Thornell
PO BOX 1160 UPWEY VIC 3158 Australia 97.79 km
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71 Wellington Road, Wandin North VIC, Australia 99.08 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

Contact Name
Jill Sebire
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