Meredith History Interest Group

31 Staughton Street Meredith Vic 3333 Australia
31 Staughton Street Meredith Victoria 3333 AU
Contact Name
Kerrie Kruger
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6347 Midland Hwy, Buninyong VIC, Australia 19.09 km

The Society promotes the study, collection and preservation of the history, heritage and environment of Buninyong and the surrounding district.

Image: ‘Buninyong Town Hall, home of the Buninyong and District Historical Society’.

2861 Colac-Ballarat Road Dereel VIC 3352 Australia 28.34 km
Contact Name
Dereel History Group
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71 High St, Inverleigh VIC 3321, Australia 28.56 km

Collecting and collating paper records and oral histories for Inverleigh and surrounding districts.

Image Donations from any era is graciously accepted.

We meet at the Inverleigh Public Hall & Mechanics Institute on the Fourth Wednesday of each month from  2-4pm,  February to November.

Suburbs or towns: Inverleigh; Murgheboluc; Shelford; Teesdale; Doreq; Hesse

Contact Name
Liz McDonald
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45-47 Stieglitz Street, Ballan 3342 30.31 km
We are a local Historical Society with an extensive paper based collection relating to the old Ballan Shire.
Our purpose is to collect and preserve items relating to the Shire and make our collection available to anyone researching the history of the area
Our collection is open for research only by appointment. Contact the Secretary at bshsinc@hotmail.com.au
Image: is a drawing of Horne’s Little Blue Store. It was the first store and substantial building in Ballan situated on the SE corner of Cowie and Simpson Sts.
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Bungaree VIC 3352 30.48 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.

5050 Colac -Ballarat Road, Cambrian Hill 3352 30.81 km

Local and family historuies, display of family photos and antiques.

Contact Name
Mrs Phyl Lloyd, President
Leigh VIC 3352 Australia 33.07 km
Contact Name
Leigh Historical Society
43 Albion Street Sebastopol Vic 3356 Australia 34.89 km
Contact Name
Neil Wright
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439 Cobden Street, Mount Pleasant Ballarat, VIC 3350, Australia 35.08 km

This Observatory, situated at Mount Pleasant in Ballarat, was established on the initiative and with the financial support of James Oddie, and was formally opened to the public in 1886. When Oddie presented the Observatory to the people of Ballarat, it became the first municipal observatory in Australia.

Opening Hours for Observatory – See Booking and Events times. All programs require a prior booking.

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Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, Vic 35.35 km

The Ballarat Historical Society’s collection is housed in the Gold Museum, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat. It includes over 25,000 photographs, early Trade & Street Directories, the Register of Inmates for the Ballarat Benevolent Society and objects.

The collection can be searched online via the Society’s website or accessed by appointment Mon – Friday, 10.00 am – 4.00 pm. Phone 5337 1107 to make an appointment.

Sovereign Hill Post Office Ballarat VIC 3350 Australia 35.37 km
Contact Name
M Smith
PO Box 384 Lara VIC 3212 Australia 35.4 km
Contact Name
Matthew Van Ingen
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Ballarat Research Hub at the Eureka Centre, 102 Stawell Street, South Ballarat 35.49 km

The aim of the society is to help people discover their family history. To have appropriate records available, with guidance in ways to research and record their history and genealogy.

The Ballarat & District Genealogical Society Inc. was formed in 1978 as a breakaway group from the Ballarat Historical Society. This move was perceived as making a distinction between local history and family history research.

Hours – Monday to Thursday  10.00am – 4.30pm Collection includes: Family histories, references assisting local research, local histories, cemetery records, birth marriage and death records, computer access, electoral rolls, interstate records, directories.

Postal Address – Secretary BDGS Inc, P.O Box 1809, Ballarat Mail Centre, 3354

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Ballarat VIC, Australia 37.27 km

The contribution by people of Irish background to Ballarat’s social, cultural and industrial development is substantial and the Ballarat and District Irish Association plans to present, celebrate, promote and enjoy this ongoing legacy

 

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Central Highlands Historical Association [CHHA] is a vital link in the regional history network being the umbrella association for over 30 historical societies, museums and family history organisations in the central highlands region of Victoria. CHHA continues to be an active and innovative organisation. It is represented at Local and State levels on matters of joint concern to its members.

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Bacchus Marsh VIC 3340 37.6 km

The object of the Society is to promote the study, collection and preservation of Bacchus Marsh and District’s history, historical places and objects. To promote and support historical research and publication of the same.

Postal Address – PO Box 223, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, 3340, AUSTRALIA

Swinburne Street Geelong 3215 39.13 km

Preserving Geelong maritime and naval heritage in the form of artefacts, books, pictures and relevant documents.

Contact Name
Malcolm Dunn - Secretary
Osborne House, 51 Swinburne St, North Geelong 39.13 km

Heritage trail, museum, displays and information from our region.

Michael Menzies 0419 546 251
OR: David Mann 0422 307 652

51 Swinburne Street, North Geelong, 3215 39.19 km

A site specific heritage organisation( Osborne House &grounds) dedicated to the preservation and utilisation of Osborne House as a community and arts preinet for Geelong. Specifically Osborne House and grounds, generally the city of Greater Geelong

Contact Name
Susan Allsop - Secretary
Rothwell Road, Little River 39.94 km

The Little River Historical Society Inc was formed in 2003 with the objective of collecting, preserving and promoting the history and heritage of the Little River area. The Society is presently establishing a collection of historical documents and images, which will in future be available to the community for viewing and research. Regular events, displays , and open days are planned.

Contact Name
Les Sanderson, President
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