Hopetoun and District Historical Society Inc

88 Evelyn Street, VIC 3396
03 5083 324003 5083 3240
Contact Name
Ron Wiseman, Secretary

Collection, Storage and recording of local history items. (Records and Equipment. We take pride in our historical homestead, the vintage machinery collection and the museum.

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PO Box 1 Woomelang VIC 3485 Australia 27.45 km
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Gwen Michael
2 Cumming Avenue, Birchip 57.11 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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81 Scott St, Warracknabeal VIC 3393, Australia 58.01 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

Oke Street, Ouyen 3490 73.51 km

Research, collect, document and publish local history to make this information available to the public. Established 1984 as Local History Resource Centre. Amalgamated with Mallee Genealogical Society 2008.

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Merle Pole, President
94 Quambatook Road, Nullawil 3529 75.34 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
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49 Main Street, Minyip, Vic 3392 83.74 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
67 Lloyd Street, Dimboola 3414 and 27 Lochiel Street Dimboola 3414 86.41 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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Old Courthouse, 38 High Street, Wycheproof, Vic 3527 86.57 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

HAVE YOU ANY OLD PHOTOS
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
56 Woods Street Donald VIC 3480 Australia 90.19 km
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Donald History & Natural History Group
PO BOX 42 NHILL VIC 3418 Australia 93.14 km
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Mr Rob Lynch
102-104 MacPherson Street, Nhill 3418 93.17 km

Nhill has an archive in the Nhill Historical Centre, with holdings which include: early settlers list; district schools information; oral history archival material; Clydesdale Breeders yearbooks, 1880-1940; hospital history and photographs; local history books and magazines; Nhill Free Press newspaper, 1882-1999; Tatiara Mail newspaper, 1880-1887; research files, scrapbooks, cemetery records; Lowan Shire Council Valuation and Rate books; Lowan Waterworks Trust books; Lowan Electricity Supply records; numerous minute books and records of business and organisations; sports – football, cricket, tennis, golf, racing, etc; Nhill A & P Society; service clubs; Scouts; Lodges; Nhill Brass Band.

Contact Name
Kay Scott, Secretary
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1 Comyn Street, Murtoa VIC 3390, Australia 99.02 km

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

Contact Name
Kendra Clegg, Secretary
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