Mooroolbark History Group Inc

Shop 2, The Terrace, Brice Avenue, Mooroolbark, Vic. 3138
Contact Name
Marion Stott, President

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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Croydon Library Complex, 5 Civic Square, Croydon 3.07 km
Contact Name
Les Hutchinson, President
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61 Castella Street, Lilydale VIC 3140, Australia 5.14 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
11 Ripley Court, Ringwood 3135 5.55 km

The Ringwood Historical Society exists to collect, research and disseminate information relating to the history of Ringwood and its environs. Monthly meetings with speakers, local books, photographic displays.

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Russ Haines, President
Hardy House, 49 Birmingham Road Mt Evelyn 3796 5.72 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
Farndons Community Hall, Cnr Farndon & 42 Falls Rd, Mt Dandenong 3767 6.68 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
PO Box 229 Coldstream VIC 3770 Australia 8.51 km
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Descendants of Convicts Group Victoria
PO BOX 67 WARRANDYTE VIC 3113 Australia 9.37 km
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WARRANDYTE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
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71 Wellington Road, Wandin North VIC, Australia 9.76 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

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Jill Sebire
PO BOX 6007 WANTIRNA MALL VIC 3152 Australia 9.81 km
03 9800 553503 9800 5535
0417 104 1970417 104 197
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AUSTRALIAN JAZZ MUSEUM
1-3 Olivebank Road, Ferntree Gully 9.91 km

Formed to preserve, conserve and promote history, particularly the history of Knox and the former shires of Berwick and Ferntree Gully. The society’s MAP accredited museum and resource centre is based at Ambleside Park homestead and with the property next door set up as a resource centre is accumulating a collection of historical data, memorabilia, photographs and pioneer information relating to the area.
Open to the public 1-4 pm on Sundays or by arrangement. Local research conducted by application and fee.

Contact Name
Sue Anderson- Secretary
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