Napoleons and District Historical Society Inc

5050 Colac -Ballarat Road, Cambrian Hill 3352
5342 07775342 0777
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Mrs Phyl Lloyd, President

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

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PO Box 1092 Werribee Vic 3030 Australia 78.63 km
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Capt Allan Stirling JP
C.O.P.A.C.C., Gellibrand Street, Colac 79.25 km

Research centre – microfilm, papers, photos, maps, books, museum artefacts.

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Robert Missen, President
402 Clarke Rd, Rockbank 3335 79.43 km

Preserving Australian and World Wide Early Ways of Life and Farming Heritage. Archiving collection, preparing static displays, restoration of exhibits for public display, creating walkways and BBQ areas, picket fences.

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Mario Cachia, President
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40 Mount Duneed Road, Mount Duneed VIC, Australia 79.6 km

The Mount Duneed History Group holds meetings at 7:30 pm on the 2nd Thursday in the months of February, March, May, August, October and November in the Mount Duneed Hall at 40 Mount Duneed Road, Mount Duneed.

The group aims to collect the history of Mount Duneed and surrounding areas including Freshwater Creek, Connewarre and Grovedale and present this information by posting an article to our blog each week. We usually have a guest speaker at our meetings and conclude the evening with refreshments and a chat. New members are always welcome.

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Gwen Threlfall
59 Loyola Rd Werribee VIC 3030 Australia 79.86 km
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Werribee Family History Group
66/68 Macedon Street SUNBURY VIC 3429 Australia 80.58 km
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Trevor Dunn
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7 High St, Harcourt VIC, Australia 82.07 km

Museum and archives pertaining to horticulture, granite and families.

Image: Harcourt ANA Hall, built 1911, the of Harcourt Valley Heritage & Tourist Centre

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George A Milford, President
1435 Anglesea Rd Bellbrae VIC 3228 Australia 83.97 km
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Bellbrae History Group
2110 Glenelg Highway, Lake Bolac 87.02 km
0407 702 6840407 702 684

Preservation and Display of historical photos; research as required.

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Karen McIntyre- -Treasurer
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Torquay, Victoria, Australia 87.17 km

Torquay Museum Without Walls preserves the Torquay region’s past, shares the stories and connects people with history in meaningful ways, for today and for tomorrow.

We provide a wonderful resource for researcher’s of the area that is updated regularly as the information is collected.

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Cheryl Baulch, Secretary
8 Price St Torquay, VIC, Australia, 3228 87.53 km

Suburbs or towns: Torquay and surrounding areas

The Society has two rooms for our work and a shared meeting room which we produce and display our photographic exhibition. We are open on Sundays 2 – 4 unless advertised on our Facebook page, web site or “Town by Town” in the Echo and “Whats on” in the Surf Coast Times.

Mission Statement:

To be the focal point for preserving the ongoing heritage of Torquay and the surrounding district. We will support this mission through

  • public education programs, sharing and preserving stories from Torquay’s past;
  • maintaining historical artefacts, collections and a district research centre;
  • promoting the preservation of historic buildings and sites; and
  • by partnering with local and regional institutions.
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Secretary
Heritage Centre 241 Manifold St, Camperdown 88 km
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Maree Belyea - Maree Belyea - Secretary
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75 Broadway, Dunolly 3472 88.33 km

A collection of photographs, firearms, gold nugget replicas and local history with a genealogy research section.

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Rachel Buckley, Secretary
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48 Queen Street, Ararat VIC 3377, Australia 88.67 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.

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Gerry Bolt- President
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Lancefield Courthouse, Melbourne-Lancefield Road, Lancefield Vic 3435 89.12 km

Maintains the oldest house in Romsey – Seymour Cottage. Museum with displays of local interest in former Court House. Collection of local history & family documents.

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Shirley Kishere, Secretary
Horseshoe Bend Road, Keilor 89.35 km

Researching the Pioneers of Horseshoe Bend Farm and Keilor Plains.

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John Shorten, President
6 / 1 Noble St Anglesea VIC 3230 Australia 89.75 km
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Surf Coast Family History Group
(Old Court House Musem) 51 High St, Drysdale, Victoria Australia 3222 89.75 km

The Bellarine Historical Society maintaining historical archives and collection. Research facilities to public. Holds seminars, historic tours, publishes a newsletter, has a collection of books, manuscripts, memorabilia, newspapers, photographs, indexes, registers, etc.

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Lynette Willey, President
5A McMillan Street, Anglesea 89.98 km

General meetings held on 1st Sunday of the month, usually with guest speakers. Visitors welcome. Extensive photographic collection of early Anglesea and Great Ocean Road. Society publications on a variety of subjects are for sale.

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Bruce Bodman, Secretary
Harrick's Cottage, Harrick's Rd, Keilor 90.03 km

Research, record and promote the history and heritage of the Keilor region whilst collecting, preserving, enhancing and enjoying its artefacts and memorabilia. Exhibitions, publications and a digital project is part of our agenda.

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Peter Ward
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