Murtoa and District Historical Society & Community Museum Inc

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1 Comyn Street, Murtoa VIC 3390, Australia
1 Comyn Street Murtoa Victoria 3390 AU
Contact Name
Kendra Clegg, Secretary

Large museum, history centre, memorabilia, wedding dresses, huge taxidermy collection, video presentations. Open Sundays 2-5 & by appointment day or night.

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93 Cromie Street Rupanyup Vic 3388 Australia 14.57 km
Contact Name
Helen Uhe
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49 Main Street, Minyip, Vic 3392 20.06 km

The society collects and preserves documentary material relevant to Minyip and District such as photographs, maps, diaries, written collections, journals, minute books and documented family histories.

Contact Name
Shirley Smith, Secretary
33 Pynsent Street Horsham 3400 26.5 km

The society collects and maintains the local history of the Horsham area in written, photographic and electronic form plus a small collection of historical memorabilia. Monthly meeting. Open Tuesday Wednesday 1.30 – 4.30 Family and Local History and Small Museum.

Contact Name
Rod Jenkindon - President
273 Old Hamilton Rd Haven VIC 3401 Australia 28.96 km
Contact Name
Helen Curkpatrick
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PO Box 355 Warracknabeal 3393 41.19 km

Warracknabeal & District Historical Society is dedicated to promoting and preserving the history of the region. They also maintain two museums and operate a second hand shop.

The two Museums are:
Wheatlands Warracknabeal Agricultural Machinery Museum – housing machinery mainly used for grain production with in Victoria’s grain belt. It is located on the Henty Highway at Warracknabeal.

Historical Centre – in the original State Bank of Victoria, housing the Banking Chamber as it was in the 1970’s when it was closed. Also domestic items from the local area, set up as a house. Also local records such as Cemetery records, and the local newspaper. Located at 81 Scott St, Warracknabeal VIC 3393

The Secondhand shop is the Wheatlands Warehouse located at 8-14 Scott St, Warracknabeal VIC 3393

67 Lloyd Street, Dimboola 3414 and 27 Lochiel Street Dimboola 3414 43.43 km

The Dimboola and District Historical Society collects, researches, preserves and records local and town history. The Society has two Museums: Courthouse Museum and Dimboola Letterpress Print Museum. The Museum, the old 1875 Courthouse, houses displays and photographs. Records include the “Dimboola Banner” newspaper, est. 1879 in bound form from 1920s and microfilm from 1880s. Dimboola Shire Minute Books, photographs, family histories, ledgers of sporting, business, agriculture, etc., parish maps. Facilities include computers, scanning, microfilm and microfiche readers, photocopying to A3 size.

Contact Name
Mandy Meyers- Secretary
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Courthouse Museum, Main Street, Natimuk 3409Machinery, 34 Jory St, Natimuk 3409 49.08 km

The Arapiles Historical Society (AHS) is volunteer run and community supported. Based in the town of Natimuk, AHS have three sites – the Court House, former Natimuk Garage and the former Natimuk Masonic Hall.

We record and preserve items and documents, family histories, locally made machinery.

Image: Former court house in Natimuk, now a museum in the Arapiles Historical Society precinct.

Contact Name
Peter French - President
56 Woods Street Donald VIC 3480 Australia 53.2 km
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Donald History & Natural History Group
46 Longfield Street, Stawell VIC, Australia 56.28 km
Contact Name
Jim Melbourne
Grampians Road, Halls Gap VIC 3381 60.99 km

Photos, etc, of Halls Gap and Grampians.

Contact Name
Kathy McDonald, Secretary
39 High Street, Navarre, Vic. 3384 65.42 km

To develop collections of items and articles of significance to Navarre and genelogies of people.

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Joan Austerberry
PO Box 75 St Arnaud Vic 3478 Australia 70.21 km
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Margaret Fyffe
77 McKinlay St, Landsborough 3384 73.38 km

The Society aims to collect, restore and maintain the memorabilia and records of the old gold mining town of Landsborough, founded in 1862 and named in honour of William Landsborough the explorer, the township still contains many reminders of its busy past. These include the 1862 lock-up, the 1901 Mounted Police stables, and a 130 year old school, all of which are cared for by the Historical Group.

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Diane Western, Treasurer/Secretary
102-104 MacPherson Street, Nhill 3418 79.5 km

Nhill has an archive in the Nhill Historical Centre, with holdings which include: early settlers list; district schools information; oral history archival material; Clydesdale Breeders yearbooks, 1880-1940; hospital history and photographs; local history books and magazines; Nhill Free Press newspaper, 1882-1999; Tatiara Mail newspaper, 1880-1887; research files, scrapbooks, cemetery records; Lowan Shire Council Valuation and Rate books; Lowan Waterworks Trust books; Lowan Electricity Supply records; numerous minute books and records of business and organisations; sports – football, cricket, tennis, golf, racing, etc; Nhill A & P Society; service clubs; Scouts; Lodges; Nhill Brass Band.

Contact Name
Kay Scott, Secretary
PO BOX 42 NHILL VIC 3418 Australia 79.78 km
Contact Name
Mr Rob Lynch
2 Cumming Avenue, Birchip 80.82 km

Birchip Historical Museum – a museum in a former courthouse, with small farming artefacts, domestic and household utensils, sport, music and leisure items, war memorials, family research, newspaper and photo archives.

Contact Name
Dorothy Reid, Secretary
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48 Queen Street, Ararat VIC 3377, Australia 85.09 km

The society is interested in local history which is on display in Langi Morgala Museum which includes mining, railways, church, council business, home life, sport, armed services, transport and agriculture.

Contact Name
Gerry Bolt- President
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1 High Street, Charlton Victoria 3525 87.51 km

Located in the former Mechanics Institute building (1882), the Charlton Golden Grains Museum showcases a diverse collection of over 3000 artefacts and photographs from Charlton’s early pioneer days through to today.

Contact Name
Carolyn Olive, Secretary & Curator
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35 Glendinning Street, Balmoral VIC, Australia 89.87 km

A small band of like minded people who are striving to preserve Balmoral’s history for generations to come….

Contact Name
Denize Raggatt, Secretary
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Old Courthouse, 38 High Street, Wycheproof, Vic 3527 90.43 km

Situated in the recently renovated Old Court House, the Society aims to collect and preserve historical artefacts, documents, photos, family histories, buildings, anecdotes and all items of historical interest to the town and district as well as to give access to all interested people. The Society has a collection of around 1200-1500 photos depicting the town and district.

Suburbs or towns: Wycheproof

HAVE YOU ANY OLD PHOTOS
The Historical Society is always looking for photos of Wycheproof & District at any point in time, Local Events, Farming Practices, Sporting & Local Identities, and Railways.

Contact Name
Russell Bedggood, Treasurer
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