South Gippsland Historical Network

10 McCartin Street Leongatha VIC 3984 Australia
10 McCartin Street Leongatha Victoria 3953 AU
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South Gippsland Historical Network
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85 Princes Highway, Pakenham VIC, Australia 60.67 km

Our museum is the old 1912 Shire of Berwick Shire Offices which have been relocated and restored. Our holdings, large collection of local and general items, are mainly relevant to the old Shire of Berwick, and we sell publications produced by the society. Monthly meetings are held on the first Friday of the month, except January, at 8 pm at the Museum. The Museum opens on Sundays 2 – 4 .30 pm, except January.

Access is via turning into James St.and then right onto the Princes Highway Service Rd.

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Audrey Dodson, Honorary Secretary
Heritage Centre, 89 Thompson Avenue, Cowes 3922 61.53 km

The Society collects and preserves documents, artefacts, memorablia and photos of historical interest relating to Phillip Island and District; maintains and staffs a museum open to the public; holds monthly meetings to which visitors are welcome.

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Christine Grayden, Secretary
PO BOX 213 YARRAM VIC 3971 Australia 64.23 km
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Cate Remfry
PO Box 78 Noojee VIC 3833 Australia 66.12 km
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William Langoor
Corner of Marine Parade and Skinner Street, Hastings 67.9 km

Is a vibrant, enthusiastic group of volunteers who are dedicated to promoting, preserving and enhancing the cultural and environmental heritage of Hastings and surrounding areas of Western Port. The Society manages the Hastings Museum made up of the general Museum, Dad’s Shed, the Fishing Museum, the Pioneer’s Cottage with the surrounding cottage garden and the Remembrance Garden of Peace. The Museum displays in a place of honour the 40 pounder rifled breech loading Armstrong Gun used by the local defence force in Colonial days – the ‘Ham & Beef’ Battery. Gold coin admission to Museum – free to members. General meetings take place every two-months. Quarterly Morning Coffees and weekly “Wednesday Workers” at Museum every Wednesday morning. The Museum is open every Sunday 2-4, and Wednesdays 10-12 noon. The Museum can also be opened by prior arrangement.

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Dianne Maloney- President
The Casey Complex 1/65 Berwick and Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne 3977 69.67 km

Family History Group in Narre Warren with many family history resources. The group is also interested in local history and has local records and family histories. Visitors always welcome.

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Eileen Durdin - Secretary
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1A Pinnacle Drive, Rawson VIC 3825, Australia 70.07 km

The Erica & District Historical Society Inc, is a non-profit community-based organisation formed in 2014. Our aim is to promote a knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, the historical, cultural and environmental heritage of Erica; including, but not limited to the towns and settlements of her districts; namely Moondarra, Rawson, Parkers Corner, Coppers Creek, Jubilee, Jacobs Creek, Caringal, Gould and Tyers Junction.

New members Welcome

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Wendy Baillie, Secretary
3035 Frankston-Flinders Road, Balnarring 3926 72.33 km

Collect, and preserve collection of oral history and photographs, with some artifacts.

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Anna Buchhorn, Secretary
PO Box 363 Somerville VIC 3912 Australia 72.58 km
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Brenda Thornell
LOT 42A Main Street Walhalla Vic 3825 Australia 74.04 km
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Walhalla Heritage & Development League Inc
62 Menzies Road Menzies Creek VIC 3159 Australia 77.17 km
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Marian Matta
Ballam Park Homestead, Cranbourne Road, Frankston 77.42 km

Frankston Historical Society Inc is a non profit organisation, formed in 1961. Established to preserve the history of the local area, our base is Ballam Park Homestead, Cranbourne Rd, Frankston. Open each Sunday 1-4, except the 5th Sunday when 5 in a month, or by appointment. Phone 9789 5529

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Glenda Viner- President
Byrnes Road, Shoreham 3916 78.51 km

The Society aims to preserve and record the official history of the district enriched with the stories of the local pioneers and families’ stories.

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Neville Wale - President
2 NORMAN AVENUE FRANKSTON SOUTH VIC 3199 Australia 81.2 km
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HEATHER ARNOLD
C/- Monbulk Living & learning centre, 21 Main road Monbulk 3793 81.56 km

The society records and documents local history, and to advise our community. To preserve and materials, documents, photographs, tiven to the society for research and publications.

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Jill A'Vard- President
PO Box 2047 Seaford Vic 3198 Australia 81.6 km
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MR ANDREW CARLILE
1-3 Cansick Street, Rosedale 3847 81.75 km
0405 544 3530405 544 353

Rosedale and district heritage preservation, collection committee, cataloguing, restoration. Memorial Rose Garden – Early Settlers

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David Alderson - Treasurer
PO Box 211 Yarra Junction Vic 3797 Australia 82.53 km
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Upper Yarra Valley Historical Society
PO BOX 1160 UPWEY VIC 3158 Australia 83.43 km
Tom Houlahan Community Support Centre, 186 Foster Street East, Dandenong 83.44 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
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