Donald History & Natural History Group

56 Woods Street Donald VIC 3480 Australia
56 Woods Street Donald Victoria 3480 AU
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Donald History & Natural History Group
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1 High Street, Charlton Victoria 3525 34.77 km

Located in the former Mechanics Institute building (1882), the Charlton Golden Grains Museum showcases a diverse collection of over 3000 artefacts and photographs from Charlton’s early pioneer days through to today.

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Carolyn Olive, Secretary & Curator
PO Box 75 St Arnaud Vic 3478 Australia 36.71 km
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Margaret Fyffe
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49 Main Street, Minyip, Vic 3392 36.78 km

The society collects and preserves documentary material relevant to Minyip and District such as photographs, maps, diaries, written collections, journals, minute books and documented family histories.

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Shirley Smith, Secretary
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Old Courthouse, 38 High Street, Wycheproof, Vic 3527 39.36 km

Situated in the recently renovated Old Court House, the Society aims to collect and preserve historical artefacts, documents, photos, family histories, buildings, anecdotes and all items of historical interest to the town and district as well as to give access to all interested people. The Society has a collection of around 1200-1500 photos depicting the town and district.

Suburbs or towns: Wycheproof

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The Historical Society is always looking for photos of Wycheproof & District at any point in time, Local Events, Farming Practices, Sporting & Local Identities, and Railways.

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Russell Bedggood, Treasurer
93 Cromie Street Rupanyup Vic 3388 Australia 43.13 km
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Helen Uhe
2 Cumming Avenue, Birchip 43.32 km

Birchip Historical Museum – a museum in a former courthouse, with small farming artefacts, domestic and household utensils, sport, music and leisure items, war memorials, family research, newspaper and photo archives.

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Dorothy Reid, Secretary
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1 Comyn Street, Murtoa VIC 3390, Australia 53.2 km

Large museum, history centre, memorabilia, wedding dresses, huge taxidermy collection, video presentations. Open Sundays 2-5 & by appointment day or night.

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Kendra Clegg, Secretary
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81 Scott St, Warracknabeal VIC 3393, Australia 54.22 km

Warracknabeal & District Historical Society is dedicated to promoting and preserving the history of the region. They also maintain two museums and operate a second hand shop.

The two Museums are:
Wheatlands Warracknabeal Agricultural Machinery Museum – housing machinery mainly used for grain production with in Victoria’s grain belt. It is located on the Henty Highway at Warracknabeal.

Historical Centre – in the original State Bank of Victoria, housing the Banking Chamber as it was in the 1970’s when it was closed. Also domestic items from the local area, set up as a house. Also local records such as Cemetery records, and the local newspaper. Located at 81 Scott St, Warracknabeal VIC 3393

The Secondhand shop is the Wheatlands Warehouse located at 8-14 Scott St, Warracknabeal VIC 3393

26 High Street Wedderburn VIC 3518 Australia 56.95 km

Wedderburn is is located 225 km north west of Bendigo and within the Loddon Shire. We have over 33,000 digitised records in our database covering Wedderburn and surrounding towns within the shire. Our digital records include over 100 audio tapes of past presentations given by locals talking about their early years in the district. Selected records and documents can be copied to a USB memory stick for visitors to take away with them. Further digitizing will continue throughout 2020.

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Alan Mulraney
39 High Street, Navarre, Vic. 3384 60.06 km

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

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Joan Austerberry
94 Quambatook Road, Nullawil 3529 60.17 km
03 5493 527003 5493 5270

The object of our Society is to foster historical interest and knowledge, particularly but not exclusively of the Nullawil District, and to compile and record Nullawil’s history. Also to restore and display machinery and photos of the area, and to keep records of schools and townships in the area.

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Barry James, Treasurer
77 McKinlay St, Landsborough 3384 71.98 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
Godfrey Street, Boort 3537 72.37 km

Situated in the Old Court House built in 1890, the Boort Museum – Historical Society specialises in family histories with many photographs, and the preservation of historical documents and artifacts.

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Mrs Jennie Weaver
PO Box 133 Stawell Vic 3380 Australia 78.38 km
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Robert Illig
33 Pynsent Street Horsham 3400 79.61 km

The society collects and maintains the local history of the Horsham area in written, photographic and electronic form plus a small collection of historical memorabilia. Monthly meeting. Open Tuesday Wednesday 1.30 – 4.30 Family and Local History and Small Museum.

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Rod Jenkindon - President
PO Box 1 Woomelang VIC 3485 Australia 81.45 km
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Gwen Michael
273 Old Hamilton Rd Haven VIC 3401 Australia 82.09 km
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Helen Curkpatrick
Old Courthouse, 91 Southey Street, Inglewood 3517 82.69 km

Collects and records local history of Inglewood district. Have several local history publications for sale. Research early district pioneers for a fee. Hold court re-enactments for tourists and locals by arrangement.

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Murray Baud- Treasurer
67 Lloyd Street, Dimboola 3414 and 27 Lochiel Street Dimboola 3414 85.94 km

The Dimboola and District Historical Society collects, researches, preserves and records local and town history. The Society has two Museums: Courthouse Museum and Dimboola Letterpress Print Museum. The Museum, the old 1875 Courthouse, houses displays and photographs. Records include the “Dimboola Banner” newspaper, est. 1879 in bound form from 1920s and microfilm from 1880s. Dimboola Shire Minute Books, photographs, family histories, ledgers of sporting, business, agriculture, etc., parish maps. Facilities include computers, scanning, microfilm and microfiche readers, photocopying to A3 size.

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Mandy Meyers- Secretary
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75 Broadway, Dunolly 3472 86.35 km

A collection of photographs, firearms, gold nugget replicas and local history with a genealogy research section.

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Rachel Buckley, Secretary
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