Rye Historical Society Inc

Rye Primary School, corner of Lyons & Collingwood Streets, Rye 3941
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Pauline Powell - sectertary

Rye Historical Society aims to preserve the history of the area bounded by Canterbury-Jetty Rd and Truemans Rd. The Room is open every Sunday 1pm -3 pm.

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1/15 Rice St Moorabbin 3189 52 km

The Harry Hawker Society’s primary purpose is to promote and maintain knowledge, of the work, exploits and life of Harry George hawker MBE AFC. by exbititions, displays, publications and memorials to Harry hawker, his associates, his partners abd friends that gave him encouragement, pushed him to his great achievements and supported his developments in aviation.

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James A Dale Treasurer Ms Wendy Bradley - 03 9704 8804
Rothwell Road, Little River 52.78 km

The Little River Historical Society Inc was formed in 2003 with the objective of collecting, preserving and promoting the history and heritage of the Little River area. The Society is presently establishing a collection of historical documents and images, which will in future be available to the community for viewing and research. Regular events, displays , and open days are planned.

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Les Sanderson, President
59 Loyola Rd Werribee VIC 3030 Australia 53.05 km
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Werribee Family History Group
PO Box 384 Lara VIC 3212 Australia 53.27 km
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Matthew Van Ingen
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32 Wilson Street, Brighton VIC, Australia 53.7 km

Since our founding in 1963, we have been working to collect and preserve items and information connected to the history and heritage of Brighton, Victoria.

Located in the Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Town Hall), the BHS is home to an extensive and diverse collection, including photos, documents, maps, art, artefacts and a large costume collection of State significance.

Image: Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre/Old Brighton Town Hall. This is where the Brighton Historical Society is located along with the Bayside Art Gallery, the Brighton Theatre Company and the Brighton Art Society.

C/- 35 Stuart Street Noble Park Vic 3174 Australia 54.33 km
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Robyn Robie
PO Box 118 Werribee PO Box 118 3030 Australia 54.48 km
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LANCE PRITCHARD
PO Box 1092 Werribee Vic 3030 Australia 54.48 km
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Capt Allan Stirling JP
PO Box 4021 McKinnon VIC 3204 Australia 54.74 km
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Hand Tool Preservation Association of Australia Inc
Level 1, 210 Lonsdale St, Melbourne Vic 3000 54.8 km
03 8668 810003 8668 8100
03 8668 8111
PO Box 8054 North Road LPO East Brighton VIC 3187 Australia 55.17 km
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Lois Comeadow
Tom Houlahan Community Support Centre, 186 Foster Street East, Dandenong 55.23 km

Established in 1963, the Society holds an archive of books, photographs, newspapers and ephemera related to Dandenong. The Archive is open Wednesdays, 11 am to 2 pm, February to November inclusive. Research fees may apply, may be waived for an information exchange. Occasional displays. Publications for sale: ‘Grand old lady of Dandenong’ ($10*, coffee table book about our Town Hall); ‘Reminiscences of early Dandenong’ ($10*); A snapshot of Dandenong in 2001 (over 120 community group historys, $10*). Magazine ‘Gipps-Land Gate’, 2 editions per year subscription $15 per year incl postage & packing; *Add $5 for packing and postage. Membership: Individual $18, Family $26, Corporate $200, Sponsor $500. (Current until 30 June 2009.)

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Chris Keys
Joyce Park, Jasper Road, Ormond 55.38 km

“Box Cottage”, replica home of William and Elizabeth Box, 1865-1914 open for inspection last Sunday monthly, 2 – 4.40 pm. Located in Joyce Park, Ormond, many items of interest relating to this Moorabbin district, including photos and limited research material.

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Carolyn Poole - Treasurer
6 / 1 Noble St Anglesea VIC 3230 Australia 55.75 km
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Surf Coast Family History Group
5A McMillan Street, Anglesea 55.92 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
128 Queen Street, Altona VIC 56.05 km

The Altona Historical Society was formed in 1961, incorporated in 1996 and in 2000 amalgamated with the Laverton Historical Society to form the Altona-Laverton Historical Society Inc.

Its aim is to encourage the study of the history of Altona and Laverton area through the acquisition of relevant objects, photographs, information and archive material, making these available to members and the community for their research.

The society also hosts a number of events at the Altona homestead and in the park including ghost tours organised by Lantern Ghost Tours and visits by many clubs and schools. Information about these events can be found by visiting the Altona-Laverton Historical Society website.

311/95 Ormond Rd Elwood VIC 3184 Australia 56.15 km
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Australian Jewish Historical Society
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Corner of The Esplanade & Garden St Williamstown, Vic 3016 56.59 km

Discover the rich history of St John Ambulance in Victoria from the perspective of the many generous volunteers who are the backbone of the organisation. View displays from 1900 to today of First Aid equipment, uniforms, photographs and more. Visit the St John Museum, open to public across from Williamstown Beach.

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Allan Mawdsley KStJ, Museum Secretary
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965 Glen Huntly Rd, Caulfield South VIC 3162, Australia 56.96 km

The Society was formed in 1972 to preserve the history of the municipality and to offer research facilities to students and members of the public.

We are committed to the collection, preservation and promotion of the history of the municipality of Glen Eira.

Our collection includes documents, photos, maps, family histories and books.

Open Tuesday and Friday 9am – 12noon

Suburbs or towns: Caulfield; Elsternwick; North Caulfield; South Caulfield; Murrumbeena; Ormond; City of Glen Eira; McKinnon; Bentleigh; Carnegie; Gardenvale; Glen Huntly

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