Healesville and District Historical Society Inc

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110 River Street, Healesville VIC 3777, Australia
110 River Street Healesville Victoria 3777 AU
Contact Name
Elizabeth Church, Secretary

The Society’s rooms are located in the Healesville Community Link (at the rear of the Memorial Hall), 110 River Street, Healesville. This is the same building as the library; please ask the library staff for directions once entering the building.

The purpose of the Healesville and District Historical Society Inc (founded in 1984) is to encourage and facilitate the study of the history of Healesville and district and to research, conserve, interpret and exhibit material which illustrates this history and to answer queries from the public relating to Healesville history. To this end the society shall acquire, research, conserve, interpret and exhibit material which illustrates this history.

*Image: Nicholson Street Healesville looking east in the late 1930s

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1029 Melba Highway. Yarra Glen, Vic 3775 11.52 km
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Irene Kearsay
20 Bell St YARRA GLEN VIC 3775 Australia 12.56 km
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YARRA GLEN & DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
PO Box 229 Coldstream VIC 3770 Australia 14.86 km
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Descendants of Convicts Group Victoria
PO Box 35 Wandin North VIC 3139 Australia 16.07 km
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Mary Tabacchiera
PO Box 211 Yarra Junction Vic 3797 Australia 16.64 km
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Upper Yarra Valley Historical Society
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71 Wellington Road, Wandin North VIC, Australia 17.39 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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61 Castella Street, Lilydale VIC 3140, Australia 18.23 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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Sue Thompson, President
Hardy House, 49 Birmingham Road Mt Evelyn 3796 19.1 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.
We hold committee meeting on the third Monday evening of each even- numbered months, in odd-numbered months we have gueat speakers on the forth Saturday afternoon. Meetings and events are held at the RSL Hall, Hardy House, 49 Birmingham Road, Mt Evelyn, unless otherwise advised. visitors are welcome at meeting and lectures.

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Paula Herlihy

The Kinglake Historical Society works to collect and preserve the information and memorabilia related to the history of the district.

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Diedre Hawkins
PO Box 9 St Andrews VIC 3761 Australia 21.87 km
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Gaye Ponting
Shop 2, The Terrace, Brice Avenue, Mooroolbark, Vic. 3138 23.35 km

Established to produce a book re 30 years of Festivals hold regular meetings, we house a Display at Shop 2, The Terrace, Mooroolbark.

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Marion Stott, President
Farndons Community Hall, Cnr Farndon & 42 Falls Rd, Mt Dandenong 3767 23.84 km

Interested in research and collection of local historical photographs, recollections, etc. With new premises, aiming for increased school and community participation.

Contact Name
Wendy Britt - Secretary
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39 Darwin St, Marysville VIC 3779, Australia 25.72 km

Founded in 1969, the Society’s History Centre provides both visitors and researchers the opportunity to learn about the rich history of Marysville and its surrounds.
The Society’s Museum houses a unique collection of items based around 4 main themes, which are: Pioneers, Timber, Tourism and the RSL. The Museum ONLY contains items that have a connection to the Marysville Triangle region, which includes Narbethong, Buxton Taggerty, Lake Mountain and Cambarville.

Collection contains many records of Marysville area including timber industry, old saw mills, guest houses present and past, photographs, cemetery records and general memorabilia.

Take some time to browse through the many displays highlighting over 150 years of Marysville and Districts rich history. Entry is $5 per person.

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Rene Dekoning
375 Eltham- Yarra Glen Road Kangaroo Ground Vic.3074 26.23 km

Research of over 1000 ww1, boer war soldiers and Nursesof the Shire of Eltham ( & Nillumbik), Rememberance Day& Anzac Day Services . Organising landscape works & surgestions for Master Plan.

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Dennis Ward- President
Croydon Library Complex, 5 Civic Square, Croydon 26.41 km
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Les Hutchinson, President
C/- Monbulk Living & learning centre, 21 Main road Monbulk 3793 26.54 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
279 Eltham-Yarra Glen Rd, Kangaroo Ground VIC 3097, Australia 26.92 km

The Andrew Ross Museum was officially opened in March 1993 and through the hard work and dedication of its volunteers is now fully accredited with Museums Australia.

The Museum’s namesake, Andrew Ross, was the first schoolmaster in the district as well as a keen recorder of contemporary life and he left a remarkable written legacy to the Kangaroo Ground community. Our exhibitions explore the life and times of Andrew Ross and also Kangaroo Ground, the land and its people from pre-European time to the present.

We maintain collections that include the old schoolhouse building that the museum is house in, artefacts of local significance, a photographic collection and an extensive archive of documents relating to the district. Publications relating to local history are also available.

The Museum is open Sundays from 2-4pm and Thursdays 10am-12pm during school term or by private appointment. There is no admission fee although donations are gratefully received.

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Carol Leeson
PO BOX 67 WARRANDYTE VIC 3113 Australia 27.56 km
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WARRANDYTE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
11 Ripley Court, Ringwood 3135 28.22 km

The Ringwood Historical Society exists to collect, research and disseminate information relating to the history of Ringwood and its environs. Monthly meetings with speakers, local books, photographic displays.

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Russ Haines, President
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10 Nillumbik Square, Diamond Creek 3089 30.19 km

The Society operates an historic cottage erected in 1865. It holds a large collection of historic photographs, and features information on local gold mines.

Contact Name
Jean Verso - President
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