Noojee & District Historical Society

PO Box 78 Noojee VIC 3833 Australia
Loch Valley Road Noojee Victoria 3833 AU
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William Langoor
325 Rossiter Road, Koo Wee Rup 3981 56.54 km

“Mallow House”, built 1916, is the home of Koo Wee Rup Swamp Historical Society, incorporating a museum, etc. Collects and preserves the history of Koo Wee Rup and the Koo Wee Rup Swamp.

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Heather Arnold, President
PO Box 229 Coldstream VIC 3770 Australia 56.69 km
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Descendants of Convicts Group Victoria
9 LITTLETON AVE YINNAR VIC 3869 Australia 56.9 km
03 5163 126503 5163 1265
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Sandra Williams
5 Whitstable Street, Lang Lang 3984 57.17 km

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

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Peter Hayden - Secretary
PO Box 697 TRARALGON VIC 3844 57.78 km
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Ian Cleator
old lilydale court house.jpg
61 Castella Street, Lilydale VIC 3140, Australia 58.54 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
PO BOX 1160 UPWEY VIC 3158 Australia 58.83 km
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Phil Garland
Shire Hall (upstairs),30 Ridgway, Mirboo North, 3871 59.12 km

To preserve local history information for future generations.

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Sandra Rickards, Treasurer
1029 Melba Highway. Yarra Glen, Vic 3775 59.89 km
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Irene Kearsay
31 Tarwin Streets, Boolarra 3870 60.21 km
003 5169 6351003 5169 6351

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.

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Judy Webster- Treasurer
20 Bell St YARRA GLEN VIC 3775 Australia 60.36 km
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1-3 Olivebank Road, Ferntree Gully 61.4 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.

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Sue Anderson- Secretary
Shop 2, The Terrace, Brice Avenue, Mooroolbark, Vic. 3138 61.46 km

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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Marion Stott, President
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King Street, Korumburra 62.95 km

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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Janet Wilson, Secretary
Croydon Library Complex, 5 Civic Square, Croydon 63.72 km
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Les Hutchinson, President
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24 Nash St, Jamieson VIC, Australia 65.66 km

The Jamieson and District Historical Society Inc. formed in 1991 have their headquarters and museum in the Old Jamieson Courthouse. Manned and run by local volunteers who work very hard to preserve the history of Jamieson and the Upper Goulburn Region, which covers the area from Howqua through to Matlock and beyond.

Suburbs or towns Darlingford; Enochs Point; Howqua; Jamieson; Kevington; Ten Mile; Gaffneys Creek; A1 Mine Settlement; Woods Point; Matlock

Foreshore Road, Tooradin 3980 65.69 km

Collects and preserves the heritage of the old Shire of Cranbourne, and manages the Fisherman’s Cottage Museum complex at Tooradin, on behalf of the City of Casey.

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Polly Freeman - Secretary
10 McCartin Street Leongatha VIC 3984 Australia 66.12 km
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South Gippsland Historical Network
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10 McCartin St, Leongatha Victoria, Australia 66.12 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
11 Ripley Court, Ringwood 3135 66.78 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
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