Stawell Historical Society

46 Longfield Street, Stawell VIC, Australia
46 Longfield Street Stawell Victoria 3380 AU
Contact Name
Jim Melbourne
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3 Palmerston Street, Maryborough 85.91 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

Mongomery Street Skipton Vic 3361 Australia 86.98 km
Contact Name
Mary Bradshaw
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75 Broadway, Dunolly 3472 88.99 km

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

Contact Name
Rachel Buckley, Secretary
"Old Shire Hall", 326 High St, Learmonth 92.95 km

The historical society is dedicated to keep an accurate record of the district since settlement.

Contact Name
Lois Spenceley- , Secretary
19 Bucknall Street, Carisbrook VIC 3464, Australia 93.25 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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36 Fraser Street, Clunes Victoria 3370 94.14 km

Please note: private research of our archives is not possible

The Museum is housed in the former Warehouse (c.1860) of contractors Nichol and Wallace.

The redeveloped Nichol and Wallace building, now known as The Warehouse, to reflect it’s 19th century history, reopened in 2014 as a Hub housing the Museum, the Library, the Visitor information Centre, the Hepburn Shire Service Centre as well as event and meeting spaces.

67 Lloyd Street, Dimboola 3414 and 27 Lochiel Street Dimboola 3414 94.24 km

The Dimboola and District Historical Society collects, researches, preserves and records local and town history. The Society has two Museums: Courthouse Museum and Dimboola Letterpress Print Museum. The Museum, the old 1875 Courthouse, houses displays and photographs. Records include the “Dimboola Banner” newspaper, est. 1879 in bound form from 1920s and microfilm from 1880s. Dimboola Shire Minute Books, photographs, family histories, ledgers of sporting, business, agriculture, etc., parish maps. Facilities include computers, scanning, microfilm and microfiche readers, photocopying to A3 size.

Contact Name
Mandy Meyers- Secretary
C/- Snake Valley Post Office Snake Valley VIC 3351 Australia 94.86 km
Contact Name
Noella Young
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Warracknabeal VIC 3393, Australia 96.08 km

Warracknabeal & District Historical Society is dedicated to promoting and preserving the history of the region. They also maintain two museums and operate a second hand shop.

The two Museums are:
Wheatlands Warracknabeal Agricultural Machinery Museum – housing machinery mainly used for grain production with in Victoria’s grain belt. It is located on the Henty Highway at Warracknabeal.

Historical Centre – in the original State Bank of Victoria, housing the Banking Chamber as it was in the 1970’s when it was closed. Also domestic items from the local area, set up as a house. Also local records such as Cemetery records, and the local newspaper. Located at 81 Scott St, Warracknabeal VIC 3393

The Secondhand shop is the Wheatlands Warehouse located at 8-14 Scott St, Warracknabeal VIC 3393

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71 Sussex Street, Linton VIC, Australia 98.94 km

The Society holdings include over 3,000 photographs, cemetery, school, church and Shire of Grenville records, Grenville Standard newspapers. The Society forms the Committee of Management for the 1874 Linton Library/Mechanics Institute.

Contact Name
Dr Jill Wheeler
Old Courthouse, Martin St, Penshurst 3289 99.44 km

Collect items related to Penshurt’s history, and research family history queries.

Contact Name
Val Heffernan, Secretary
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