St Arnaud & District Historical Society Inc

PO Box 75 St Arnaud Vic 3478 Australia
42 Napier Street Saint Arnaud Victoria 3478 AU
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Margaret Fyffe
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39 High Street, Navarre, Vic. 3384 34.18 km

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

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Joan Austerberry
56 Woods Street Donald VIC 3480 Australia 36.71 km
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Donald History & Natural History Group
26 High Street Wedderburn VIC 3518 Australia 38.55 km

Wedderburn is is located 225 km north west of Bendigo and within the Loddon Shire. We have over 33,000 digitised records in our database covering Wedderburn and surrounding towns within the shire. Our digital records include over 100 audio tapes of past presentations given by locals talking about their early years in the district. Selected records and documents can be copied to a USB memory stick for visitors to take away with them. Further digitizing will continue throughout 2020.

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Alan Mulraney
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1 High Street, Charlton Victoria 3525 39.5 km

Established in 1973, we collect, preserve and share information, photos and items relevant to Charlton & the surrounding district.

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.

Landsborough VIC, Australia 45.13 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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75 Broadway, Dunolly 3472 50.35 km

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

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Rachel Buckley, Secretary
PO Box 5243 Tarnagulla VIC 3551 Australia 53.59 km
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Tarnagulla & District History Group
Old Courthouse, 91 Southey Street, Inglewood 3517 55.08 km

Collects and records local history of Inglewood district. Have several local history publications for sale. Research early district pioneers for a fee. Hold court re-enactments for tourists and locals by arrangement.

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Murray Baud- Treasurer
93 Cromie Street Rupanyup Vic 3388 Australia 55.88 km
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Helen Uhe
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85 High Street 3467 Avoca, Victoria 56.47 km

The society was established in 1984 and is dedicated to preserving, collecting and researching the history of Avoca and the surrounding district.

The headquarters of the Society is an historic building at 85 High Street, Avoca, which was the Avoca Court House from 1859 to 1979. It now contains a local history & family history resource centre containing thousands of documents, photographs, maps, microfilm of local newspapers & rate books, artifacts, etc., pertaining to the localities in the Avoca district.

Postal Address PO Box 24 Avoca VIC 3467

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Old Courthouse, 38 High Street, Wycheproof, Vic 3527 59.89 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

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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.

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49 Main Street, Minyip, Vic 3392 62.33 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.

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Shirley Smith, Secretary
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3 Palmerston Street, Maryborough 63.97 km

Worsley Cottage Museum, an 1894 stone cottage, is the home of the society. The collection includes domestic items and artefacts from the era, outdoor displays and a cottage garden. There is also an 1840 slab and daub pioneer hut with wooden shingle roof. Research facilities are also available.

Postal Address – PO Box 265 Maryborough 3465

Hours: Tues/Thurs 10am-12noon & Sun 2pm -4pm

46 Longfield Street, Stawell VIC, Australia 66.5 km
Contact Name
Jim Melbourne
19 Bucknall Street, Carisbrook VIC 3464, Australia 68.94 km

Carisbrook Historical Society’s collection includes a large number of photographs and a range of school, cemetery and family history records.

Open by appointment

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Godfrey Street, Boort 3537 69.44 km

Situated in the Old Court House built in 1890, the Boort Museum – Historical Society specialises in family histories with many photographs, and the preservation of historical documents and artifacts.

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1 Comyn Street, Murtoa VIC 3390, Australia 70.21 km

Large museum, history centre, memorabilia, wedding dresses, huge taxidermy collection, video presentations.

Open Times: Monday to Saturday 12 noon till 2 pm

Sunday 12 noon till 4 pm.

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Peter Adler
PO Box 64 Talbot VIC 3371 Australia 72.91 km
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Marion Miller
2 Cumming Avenue, Birchip 76.47 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.

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48 Queen Street, Ararat VIC 3377, Australia 79.82 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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