Marysville and District Historical Society Inc.

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39 Darwin St, Marysville VIC 3779, Australia
39 Darwin Street Marysville Victoria 3779 AU
Contact Name
Rene Dekoning

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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110 River Street, Healesville VIC 3777, Australia 25.72 km

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

Contact Name
Elizabeth Church, Secretary
PO Box 211 Yarra Junction Vic 3797 Australia 32.43 km
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Upper Yarra Valley Historical Society

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
1029 Melba Highway. Yarra Glen, Vic 3775 35.28 km
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Irene Kearsay
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6 Paynes Ave, Alexandra VIC 3714, Australia 35.58 km

Alexandra Historical Society was established in 1997 to document and preserve local heritage, and incorporated in 2001. Originally named Murrindindi Historic Register, the name was changed in 2010 to more accurately reflect the society’s objectives.

Collecting and storing archives.
Maintenance of historic “Dove Cottage” at 6 Paynes Ave Alexandra

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Jan Radford, Secretary
20 Bell St YARRA GLEN VIC 3775 Australia 36.68 km
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YARRA GLEN & DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
C/o 4607 Whittlesea-Yea Road Yea Vic 3717 Australia 40.18 km
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Yea & District Historical Society
PO Box 229 Coldstream VIC 3770 Australia 40.58 km
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Descendants of Convicts Group Victoria
PO Box 35 Wandin North VIC 3139 Australia 41.07 km
Contact Name
Mary Tabacchiera
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24 Nash St, Jamieson VIC, Australia 41.57 km

The Jamieson and District Historical Society Inc. formed in 1991 have their headquarters and museum in the Old Jamieson Courthouse. Manned and run by local volunteers who work very hard to preserve the history of Jamieson and the Upper Goulburn Region, which covers the area from Howqua through to Matlock and beyond.

Suburbs or towns Darlingford; Enochs Point; Howqua; Jamieson; Kevington; Ten Mile; Gaffneys Creek; A1 Mine Settlement; Woods Point; Matlock

PO Box 9 St Andrews VIC 3761 Australia 41.98 km
Contact Name
Gaye Ponting
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71 Wellington Road, Wandin North VIC, Australia 42.29 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 43.94 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
655 Spring Road Fawcett Vic 3714 44.49 km

Community Hall – Communities of Fawcett and Konriella

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S Hicks- President
Hardy House, 49 Birmingham Road Mt Evelyn 3796 44.61 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
PO Box 78 Noojee VIC 3833 Australia 47.26 km
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William Langoor
Farndons Community Hall, Cnr Farndon & 42 Falls Rd, Mt Dandenong 3767 49.02 km

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

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Wendy Britt - Secretary
Shop 2, The Terrace, Brice Avenue, Mooroolbark, Vic. 3138 49.07 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
375 Eltham- Yarra Glen Road Kangaroo Ground Vic.3074 50.22 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
C/- Monbulk Living & learning centre, 21 Main road Monbulk 3793 50.39 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.

Contact Name
Jill A'Vard- President
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