Walhalla Heritage & Development League Inc

LOT 42A Main Street Walhalla Vic 3825 Australia
Lot 42A Main Road Walhalla Victoria 3825 AU
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1A Pinnacle Drive, Rawson VIC 3825, Australia 4.91 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 25.85 km
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David Roberts
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7 Temple St, Heyfield 3858 29.66 km

The European occupation of Heyfield dates from James Macfarlane’s Heyfield run of 1844. After his death it was held for a time by the Firebraces, before being purchased in 1866 by James Tyson. He referred to it as his “Cabbage Patch”. Heyfield has a strong pastoral, dairying and timber history. The collection covers Heyfield and surround districts of Seaton, Glenmaggie, Coongulla, Glenfalloch and Licola in the former shire of Maffra, and Nambrok / Denison and Wandocka, plus Cowwarr in the former shire of Rosedale.

PO Box 697 TRARALGON VIC 3844 29.69 km
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Ian Cleator

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

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

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Bruce McMaster - president
1-3 Cansick Street, Rosedale 3847 37.86 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 128 Trafalgar Vic 3824 Australia 38.96 km
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Jean Huffer
PO Box 78 Noojee VIC 3833 Australia 40.1 km
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William Langoor
9 LITTLETON AVE YINNAR VIC 3869 Australia 43.99 km
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Phil Williams
McMahon Drive Maffra 3860 45.91 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
PO Box 310 Warragul VIC 3820 Australia 51.57 km
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Malcolm Dickson
Boolarra 3870 51.66 km

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.

14-16 Hobson Street Stratford Vic 3862 Australia 55.14 km
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J Richards
136 Princes Way Drouin 3818 56.5 km

Public displays, school visits, annual festival display and guest speaking

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Rosemary Blackley- Secretary
130 Foster Street, Sale 3850 57.2 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
PO Box 1 Mirboo North VIC 3871 57.22 km

To preserve local history information for future generations.

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Sue Kerr
Macalister Street, Sale 57.32 km
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38 Main Street Bunyip, VIC 3815 66.17 km

A small group of interested persons in late 2011 decided to establish a group that would collate and preserve the local history of our area.

The Bunyip Historical Society’s home is at the Bunyip Hall and located in what is  colloquially known as the “RSL room”. We do not open to the public as yet, but is in our future plans.

Postal Address – PO Box 126, Bunyip, VIC 3815

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Opening times 10am – 3pm Wednesday, 11am -3pm during Winter or by appointment

The Society has many items of historical interest, an extensive archive of local district history, ephemera and other memorabilia covering the Old Alberton Shire.

The Yarram & District Historical Society has a long and disinquished history. First formed in May 1911, it was the first sub-history centre of The Royal Historical Society of Victoria to be formed in Victoria.

Under the leadership of Rev. George Cox this group flourished until Rev. Cox in 1915 enlisted and went to serve in the war,the group then closed. The Society was reformed in 1964.

Postal Address – PO Box 213, Yarram 3971

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