Stratford & District Historical Society

14-16 Hobson Street Stratford Vic 3862 Australia
12 Hobson Street Stratford Victoria 3862 AU
Contact Name
J Richards
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McMahon Drive Maffra 3860 9.26 km

Themes in the Maffra Sugar Beet Museum include the rise and fall of the sugar beet industry in Maffra 1896-1948 , pre-European occupation of the area, early European exploration and settlement of central Gippsland and the development of agriculture and agricultural products.
The society has an extensive collection of photographs held in the Maffra Public Library. The Maffra Public Library also holds the “Flo Pearce” document collection. Both of these collections are catalogued and may be viewed during normal library hours.

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Carol Kitchenn - President
Macalister Street, Sale 15.92 km
130 Foster Street, Sale 3850 16.21 km

The Sale Historical Society manages the Sale Museum (open Sunday & Wednesday afternoons), Sale Water Tower (open 2 – 4 pm each Saturday), the Sale Powder Magazine (open by request) and the Sale Railway Museum (open for special functions and by request). Holdings in the main museum include municipal records (1863 – 1950), large photographic collection, including early pioneer settlers, Mary Grant Bruce collection and other local memorabilia collections. Research by written request.

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Laurie Smyth, President
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7 Temple St, Heyfield 3858 25.79 km

Historical museum to collect and preserve local history.

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Gerald Molphy - President, Jane McInnes - secretary/treasurer; Louise Hill-Coleman - vice president
1-3 Cansick Street, Rosedale 3847 32.98 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
21 Morgan Street Bairnsdale Vic.3875 48.95 km

A family history group of dedicated volunteers, involved in historical research through our extensive resource library and workshops

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Teresa Collis
40 Macarthur Street, Bairnsdale 3875 50.22 km

The collection and recording of local history.

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Ian Hollingsworth
LOT 42A Main Street Walhalla Vic 3825 Australia 55.14 km
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Walhalla Heritage & Development League Inc
PO Box 697 TRARALGON VIC 3844 55.6 km
Contact Name
Ian Cleator
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6/55 The Esplanade Paynesville Vic 3850 56.72 km

Paynesville Maritime Museum (PMM) is dedicated to researching, recording and retelling the maritime heritage of the village and surrounding area of Paynesville on the Gippsland Lakes in Victoria, Australia.

PMM is open on the second Sunday each month from 9.00 to 12.30. (Same day as the Community Market).

We concentrate on the activities on the area of the Gippsland Lakes close to Paynesville, which includes the building and operation of steamships, the fishing fleet and boating tourism.

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Rob Cook, Secretary
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1A Pinnacle Drive, Rawson VIC 3825, Australia 59.74 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
12-16 Third Street Yallourn Vic 3825 Australia 66.31 km
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David Roberts

Local history society dedicated to preserving and promoting interest in the history of Morwell and district.

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Bruce McMaster - president

The Moe & District Historical Society maintain an extensive archive and museum of documents and memorabilia relating to the area. Specific displays cover various areas and aspects of the region’s history. Our newsletter “Coach News” is published quarterly.

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Bill Ringin, Secretary
PO BOX 213 YARRAM VIC 3971 Australia 75.4 km
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Cate Remfry
9 LITTLETON AVE YINNAR VIC 3869 Australia 76.91 km
03 5163 126503 5163 1265
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Sandra Williams
211 Lloyd Street Moe Vic 3825 Australia 77.64 km
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Libby Scott
2 Marine Parade, Lakes Entrance 78.99 km

Collection, conservation, interpretation, and education of local history.

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Wendy Price 03 5155 3939 - Treasurer
1 Marine Parade, Lakes Entrance 79.63 km

Family history and genealogical research.

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Secretary
31 Tarwin Streets, Boolarra 3870 84.28 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
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