Moe (city of) and District Historical Society Inc

2 High St, Moe
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Bill Ringin, Secretary

The Moe & District Historical Society maintain an extensive archive and museum of documents and memorabilia relating to the area. Specific displays cover various areas and aspects of the region’s history. Our newsletter “Coach News” is published quarterly.

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12-16 Third Street Yallourn Vic 3825 Australia 8.8 km
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David Roberts
30 Contingent street Trafalgar Vic 3824 Australia 10.26 km
Contact Name
Jean Huffer

Local history society dedicated to preserving and promoting interest in the history of Morwell and district.

Contact Name
Bruce McMaster - president
9 LITTLETON AVE YINNAR VIC 3869 Australia 17.33 km
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Phil Williams
PO Box 697 TRARALGON VIC 3844 22.42 km
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Ian Cleator
Boolarra 3870 22.89 km

Housed in the old Boolarra Primary School, the aims and objectives of the society are to collect, record and display the history of Boolarra and district, and to foster historical interest and knowledge. Photographic collection, static displays of memorabilia and a small library of history books. Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, featuring guest speakers.

PO Box 1 Mirboo North VIC 3871 26.65 km
Secretary: Geraldine Bollard 0438 417 766Secretary: Geraldine Bollard 0438 417 766
Research Request: Sandra Rickards 0408 595 767.Research Request: Sandra Rickards 0408 595 767.

To preserve local history information for future generations.

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Secretary: Geraldine Bollard
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1A Pinnacle Drive, Rawson VIC 3825, Australia 27.23 km

The Erica & District Historical Society Inc, is a non-profit community-based organisation formed in 2014. Our aim is to promote a knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, the historical, cultural and environmental heritage of Erica; including, but not limited to the towns and settlements of her districts; namely Moondarra, Rawson, Parkers Corner, Coppers Creek, Jubilee, Jacobs Creek, Caringal, Gould and Tyers Junction.

New members Welcome

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Wendy Baillie, Secretary
PO Box 310 Warragul VIC 3820 Australia 29.2 km
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Malcolm Dickson
LOT 42A Main Street Walhalla Vic 3825 Australia 30.82 km
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Walhalla Heritage & Development League Inc
136 Princes Way Drouin 3818 36.32 km

Public displays, school visits, annual festival display and guest speaking

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Rosemary Blackley- Secretary
PO Box 78 Noojee VIC 3833 Australia 40.12 km
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William Langoor
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10 McCartin St, Leongatha Victoria, Australia 43.39 km

Formed in 1964 to collect and preserve the history of the area, the society has a large collection of books, photographs, documents, other printed material, artefacts and family history information. Our home is the Mechanic’s Institute, Leongatha, where we store our collection and present our bi-annual exhibitions.

Suburbs or towns: Leongatha; Gippsland; South Gippsland

Opening times Thursday and Friday 12 to 4 pm or at request

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Lyn Skillern, Secretary
10 McCartin Street Leongatha VIC 3984 Australia 43.39 km
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South Gippsland Historical Network
1-3 Cansick Street, Rosedale 3847 45.79 km
0466 451 7840466 451 784

Rosedale and district heritage preservation, collection committee, cataloguing, restoration. Memorial Rose Garden – Early Settlers

Contact Name
Trevor Graham - Secretary
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The society meets on the first Thursday of the month with a guest speaker. The society are usually open each Tuesday from 1.30 – 4 p.m. for people to drop in. There is a wonderful photograph collection as well as books, cemetery records, manuscripts, maps, newspapers and memorabilia.

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Rosemary Denis, Secretary
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38 Main Street Bunyip, VIC 3815 48.31 km

A small group of interested persons in late 2011 decided to establish a group that would collate and preserve the local history of our area.

The Bunyip Historical Society’s home is at the Bunyip Hall and located in what is  colloquially known as the “RSL room”. We do not open to the public as yet, but is in our future plans.

Postal Address – PO Box 126, Bunyip, VIC 3815

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7 Temple St, Heyfield 3858 50.49 km

The European occupation of Heyfield dates from James Macfarlane’s Heyfield run of 1844. After his death it was held for a time by the Firebraces, before being purchased in 1866 by James Tyson. He referred to it as his “Cabbage Patch”. Heyfield has a strong pastoral, dairying and timber history. The collection covers Heyfield and surround districts of Seaton, Glenmaggie, Coongulla, Glenfalloch and Licola in the former shire of Maffra, and Nambrok / Denison and Wandocka, plus Cowwarr in the former shire of Rosedale.

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Opening times 10am – 3pm Wednesday, 11am -3pm during Winter or by appointment

The Society has many items of historical interest, an extensive archive of local district history, ephemera and other memorabilia covering the Old Alberton Shire.

The Yarram & District Historical Society has a long and disinquished history. First formed in May 1911, it was the first sub-history centre of The Royal Historical Society of Victoria to be formed in Victoria.

Under the leadership of Rev. George Cox this group flourished until Rev. Cox in 1915 enlisted and went to serve in the war,the group then closed. The Society was reformed in 1964.

Postal Address – PO Box 213, Yarram 3971

5 Whitstable Street, Lang Lang 3984 62.18 km

We collect local history, photos, small memorabilia, and preserve them for the future.

Contact Name
Peter Hayden - Secretary
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