Eaglehawk Heritage Society Inc

Former Courthouse, Sailors Gully Road, Eaglehawk
Contact Name
Bev Hanson

Eaglehawk Heritage Society Inc was formed to preserve the history and heritage of the area. It provides a museum and research facilities within an historic Eaglehawk building.

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PO Box 184 Seymour Vic 3660 Australia 87.59 km
Contact Name
John Jennings
120 High Street, Broadford 3658 89.28 km

Small historical group and family history group operating museum recording and preserving the history of mainly Broadford district. Includes a family history research group.

Contact Name
John Brissett, Secretary
PO Box 75 St Arnaud Vic 3478 Australia 89.4 km
Contact Name
Margaret Fyffe
P O Box 72 Avenel Vic 3664 Australia 89.77 km
03 5796 204303 5796 2043
Contact Name
Lyn James
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Old Kilmore Courthouse, 4 Powlett Street, Kilmore Vic 3764 90.05 km

Kilmore Historical Society’s Research Centre is located in the Kilmore Court House. The collection has an extensive biographical and photographic register of information, including resources on local schools, railways and buildings.

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Contact Name
Barbara Wilson, Secratary
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4 Hamilton Street, Gisborne Vic 3437 91.02 km

The Gisborne & Mount Macedon Districts Historical Society’s collection covers the localities of Cabbage Tree; Couangalt; South Gisborne; Gisborne; New Gisborne; Bullengarook; Macedon; Mount Macedon; Barringo; Cherokee; Hesket; Kerrie; & Riddells Creek.

A dedicated group of volunteer members of the Historical Society meet regulary to assist with the accessioning, conservation, filing and indexing of the collection, to assist visitors to the Court House and to attend to research enquiries received by phone, mail or email. A research fee of $25.00 per surname or topic applies.

The beautifully restored, 1858 Gisborne Court House, home of Gisborne and Mount Macedon Districts Historical Society is open to the public each Wednesday from 10am to 4pm, when volunteers are in attendance to assist with family and local history research enquiries. The Family and Local History Resource Centre at the Court House may be opened at other times by appointment.

Collection and conservation of local and family history documents, photos, and maps.

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Phyllis Boyd, Vice President
PO Box 151 Merrigum Vic 3618 Australia 91.07 km
Contact Name
Bryan Fitzsimmons
"Old Shire Hall", 326 High St, Learmonth 91.92 km

The historical society is dedicated to keep an accurate record of the district since settlement.

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Lois Spenceley- , Secretary
PO Box 156 Tatura VIC 3616 Australia 92 km
Contact Name
Sharon Heard
C/- 411 Emily Jane Road Wyuna VIC 3620 Australia 93.78 km
Contact Name
Cathryn Pell
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1 High Street, Charlton Victoria 3525 94.95 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.

Contact Name
Carolyn Olive, Secretary & Curator
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Bungaree-Wallace Road, Bungaree 3352 96.04 km

Collecting records from the past including photographs. Guest speakers, help with family research and annual Australia Day celebrations, which include unveiling of heritage plaques recognising the local families who made the district what it is today.

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Heather Trigg, Secretary
37 Heights Crescent Ballarat North Vic 3350 Australia 97.12 km
03 9836 240103 9836 2401
Contact Name
Ray White
Leigh VIC 3352 Australia 97.48 km
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Leigh Historical Society
45-47 Stieglitz Street, Ballan 3342 98.44 km

Ballan Shire Historical Society Inc aims to collect, record and preserve the history of the people, places and events of the former Shire of Ballan, including Ballan, Gordon, Egerton, Mt Wallace, Fiskville, Blakeville, Colbrook, Morrisons and Ingliston.

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Richard Biden, Secretary
C/- 127 Roulston Way Wallan VIC 3756 Australia 99 km
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Woodlands Heritage Interpretation Inc
44 AFFLECK STREET WANDONG VIC 3758 Australia 99.77 km
Contact Name
Di Vidal
Ballarat Library (Australiana Room), 178 Doveton Street, Ballarat 99.95 km

Formed in 1978 the BDGS aims to help people discover their family history, with an emphasis on Ballarat and district sources. The society holds a comprehensive genealogical reference library relating to the usual sources, but specialising in Ballarat. Monthly meetings are held with speakers on family history research topics.

Contact Name
Neva Dinstan
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