Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Inc

Vincent Street Maldon 3463
Contact Name
Peter Thompson - Secretary

Collection of vintage engines &Local Historical Items displayed on site.

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624 Midland Highway, Huntly VIC 3551, Australia 43.43 km

Mainly a pictorial and documentary collection, some artefacts (machinery, small utensils). Second site, former Court House, 621 Midland Highway, original furniture, soldiers photos, MUIOOF Certificate and honor rolls.

Contact Name
Margaret Pitson- Treasurer
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3-5 Camp Street, Trentham VIC 3458, Australia 48.99 km

Trentham Historical Society works to preserve, and make available to the public, the history of the township of Trentham and the surrounding district including the settlements of Little Hampton, East Trentham, Spring Hill, Fern Hill and Tylden. The society publishes a quarterly newsletter and booklets from time to time and also holds an annual exhibition.

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Susie Spence, Secretary
104 Church St Creswick 3363 50.42 km
03 5345 247003 5345 2470

Keeping track of historical events in Creswick and district. Creswick Historical Museum is housed in the former offices of the Shire of Creswick, a magnificent National Trust classified building of two storeys, with a tower and clock circa 1876. The interior of the building is notable for its classic winding staircase of local Basalt, its balcony, anf the 19th century architectural features. A wide range of printed historical material is available for sale at the museum. The Museum operation is directed to not only providing a comprehensive and fascinating display, but also providing a vast resource of available information to the community at large.

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Mrs Pamela J Liney - Treasurer
Old Courthouse, 91 Southey Street, Inglewood 3517 50.58 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
85 High Street 3467 Avoca, Victoria 54.17 km

Family and local history resource centre, archives and museum, located in the old Avoca Courthouse, which operated as a Court from 1859 to 1979

Contact Name
Tony O'Shea, President
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43 Forest Street, Woodend VIC 3442, Australia 56.55 km

The Woodend and District Heritage Society  operates a local and family history resource centre. The collection is fully indexed and relates to the Old Shire of Newham & Woodend, Ashbourne, Hesket, early Rochford, part Macedon, part Carlsruhe.

Built in 1870, the court house in Forest St was the second court building in Woodend.

It was used for criminal cases until 1964 and for coroner’s court hearings until the 1970s. Now it’s home to the Woodend & District Heritage Society.

You can find us at Woodend’s old court house every Wednesday, from February to November (10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm).

19 Herriot Street, Heathcote 56.97 km

Preservation of the history of Heathcote McIvor area, enabling stronger links to the past and transmitting this history to future generations.

Contact Name
Elizabeth A Murfitt
"Old Shire Hall", 326 High St, Learmonth 57.08 km

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

Contact Name
Lois Spenceley- , Secretary
37 Heights Crescent Ballarat North Vic 3350 Australia 62.49 km
Contact Name
Ralph Stavely
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Bungaree-Wallace Road, Bungaree 3352 62.62 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.

Contact Name
Heather Trigg, Secretary
Leigh VIC 3352 Australia 63.62 km
Contact Name
Leigh Historical Society
Ballarat Library (Australiana Room), 178 Doveton Street, Ballarat 65.3 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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Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, Vic 66.81 km

The Ballarat Historical Society Inc is based at the Gold Museum, Ballarat. The Society’s collections are housed at the Gold Museum and Ballarat Library. The Society meet’s monthly and is focused on collecting and preserving the photographic and social history of Ballarat.

Suburbs or towns: Ballarat

Contact Name
Secretary
Sovereign Hill Post Office Ballarat VIC 3350 Australia 66.94 km
Contact Name
M Smith
Cnr Magpie and Cobden Streets, Ballarat 3350 67.61 km

Ballarat Astronomical Society is custodian of the Ballarat Municipal Observatory. BAS provides Friday and Saturday night viewing if the weather is clear. School and other groups can be booked for Monday to Thursday.

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Lancefield Courthouse, Melbourne-Lancefield Road, Lancefield Vic 3435 68.02 km

Maintains the oldest house in Romsey – Seymour Cottage. Museum with displays of local interest in former Court House. Collection of local history & family documents.

Contact Name
Shirley Kishere, Secretary
45-47 Stieglitz Street, Ballan 3342 68.62 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.

Contact Name
Richard Biden, Secretary
43 Albion Street Sebastopol Vic 3356 Australia 70.01 km
Contact Name
Neil Wright
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4 Hamilton Street, Gisborne Vic 3437 71.44 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.

Contact Name
Phyllis Boyd, Vice President
65 Racecourse Road Haddon VIC 3351 Australia 73.27 km
Contact Name
Bonnie Chew
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