East Gippsland Historical Society Inc

40 Macarthur Street, Bairnsdale 3875
Contact Name
Ian Hollingsworth

The collection and recording of local history.

21 Morgan Street Bairnsdale Vic.3875 2.26 km

A family history group of dedicated volunteers, involved in historical research through our extensive resource library and workshops

Contact Name
Teresa Collis
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6/55 The Esplanade Paynesville Vic 3850 12.9 km

Paynesville Maritime Museum (PMM) is dedicated to researching, recording and retelling the maritime heritage of the village and surrounding area of Paynesville on the Gippsland Lakes in Victoria, Australia.

PMM is open on the second Sunday each month from 9.00 to 12.30. (Same day as the Community Market).

We concentrate on the activities on the area of the Gippsland Lakes close to Paynesville, which includes the building and operation of steamships, the fishing fleet and boating tourism.

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Rob Cook, Secretary
4 Marine Parade, Lakes Entrance 31.02 km

Main Activities: To identify, collect, conserve, research, exhibit and interpret items which reflect the history of the Lakes Entrance Region for the enjoyment and education of the community.

Address: 4 Marine Parade, Lakes Entrance
Phone: 0466 980 166
Email: info@lakeshistory.com
Website: https://www.lakeshistory.com
Contact Name: Judy Davies | Secretary | 0466 980 166

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Judy Davies | Secretary | 0466 980 166
1 Marine Parade, Lakes Entrance 31.56 km

Family history and genealogical research.

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14-16 Hobson Street Stratford Vic 3862 Australia 50.22 km
Contact Name
J Richards
Macalister Street, Sale 57.63 km
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130 Foster Street, Sale 3850 57.96 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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Pauline Hitchins, President
McMahon Drive Maffra 3860 59.17 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
PO Box 25 Buchan VIC 3885 Australia 60.01 km

The Buchan Heritage Group operates out of the historic butter factory, which it is currently restoring in accordance with Heritage Victoria guidelines. Special displays are also featured in the Butter Factory at Easter and Christmas. The group’s archives include audio recordings of community forums on the history of different localities in the Buchan district.

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Buchan Heritage Group
Ruskin Street Orbost 3888 74.48 km

Meetings, museum,storage, research, exhibitions, newsletters, Slab hut, slab hut shed

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May Leatch - Secretary
7 Temple St, Heyfield 3858 75.55 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.

Day Avenue, Omeo 3898 81.44 km

Omeo Justice Precinct is classified by Heritage Victoria and is one of the most intact legal precincts of the state. It includes Oriental sites and other historical sites. Guided tours.

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Ann Petersen, Secretary
1-3 Cansick Street, Rosedale 3847 81.67 km

Rosedale and district heritage preservation, collection committee, cataloguing, restoration. Memorial Rose Garden – Early Settlers

Contact Name
Trevor Graham - Secretary
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