WOADY YALOAK HISTORICAL SOCIETY

c/o POST OFFICE SMYTHESDALE VIC 3351 Australia
35A Brooke Street Smythesdale Victoria 3351 AU
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Margaret Roberts
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65 Racecourse Road Haddon VIC 3351 Australia 6.73 km
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Bonnie Chew
C/- Snake Valley Post Office Snake Valley VIC 3351 Australia 9.43 km
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Shirley Brown
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71 Sussex Street, Linton VIC, Australia 11.53 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.

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Dr Jill Wheeler
5050 Colac -Ballarat Road, Cambrian Hill 3352 12.65 km
5342 07775342 0777

Local and family historuies, display of family photos and antiques.

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Mrs Phyl Lloyd, President
43 Albion Street Sebastopol Vic 3356 Australia 14.36 km
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Neil Wright
Cnr Magpie and Cobden Streets, Ballarat 3350 17.22 km

Ballarat Astronomical Society is custodian of the Ballarat Municipal Observatory. BAS provides Friday and Saturday night viewing if the weather is clear. School and other groups can be booked for Monday to Thursday.

Sovereign Hill Post Office Ballarat VIC 3350 Australia 17.75 km
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M Smith
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307 Learmonth Street, Buninyong VIC, Australia 17.8 km

The Society promotes the study, collection and preservation of the history, heritage and environment of Buninyong and the surrounding district.

Image: ‘Buninyong Town Hall, home of the Buninyong and District Historical Society’.

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Anne Beggs-Sunter, Secretary
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Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, Vic 17.95 km

The Ballarat Historical Society Inc is based at the Gold Museum, Ballarat. The Society’s collections are housed at the Gold Museum and Ballarat Library. The Society meet’s monthly and is focused on collecting and preserving the photographic and social history of Ballarat.

Suburbs or towns: Ballarat

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Secretary
Ballarat Library (Australiana Room), 178 Doveton Street, Ballarat 18.08 km

Formed in 1978 the BDGS aims to help people discover their family history, with an emphasis on Ballarat and district sources. The society holds a comprehensive genealogical reference library relating to the usual sources, but specialising in Ballarat. Monthly meetings are held with speakers on family history research topics.

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Neva Dinstan
37 Heights Crescent Ballarat North Vic 3350 Australia 20.56 km
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Ralph Stavely
2861 Colac-Ballarat Road Dereel VIC 3352 Australia 20.77 km
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Dereel History Group
"Old Shire Hall", 326 High St, Learmonth 25.01 km

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

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Lois Spenceley- , Secretary
Leigh VIC 3352 Australia 26.29 km
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Leigh Historical Society
Mongomery Street Skipton Vic 3361 Australia 28.72 km
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Mary Bradshaw
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Bungaree-Wallace Road, Bungaree 3352 29.99 km

Collecting records from the past including photographs. Guest speakers, help with family research and annual Australia Day celebrations, which include unveiling of heritage plaques recognising the local families who made the district what it is today.

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Heather Trigg, Secretary
104 Church St Creswick 3363 30.5 km
03 5345 247003 5345 2470

Keeping track of historical events in Creswick and district. Creswick Historical Museum is housed in the former offices of the Shire of Creswick, a magnificent National Trust classified building of two storeys, with a tower and clock circa 1876. The interior of the building is notable for its classic winding staircase of local Basalt, its balcony, anf the 19th century architectural features. A wide range of printed historical material is available for sale at the museum. The Museum operation is directed to not only providing a comprehensive and fascinating display, but also providing a vast resource of available information to the community at large.

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Mrs Pamela J Liney - Treasurer
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9 Livingtone St, Beaufort, VIC, Australia 3373 35.76 km

The Beaufort Historical Society is situated in the former Beaufort Court House, in Livingstone St, next door to the Uniting Church. The society has an extensive collection of family histories, photographs, newspapers, school and cemeteries records, etc.

Suburbs or towns: Beaufort; Chute; Raglan; Trawalla; Shirley; Waterloo; Stockyard Hill; Lake Goldsmith; Nerring; Eurambeen

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Shirley Boyle - President/Secretary
36 Fraser Street, Clunes Victoria 3370 40.18 km
31 Staughton Street Meredith Vic 3333 Australia 41.08 km
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Jan Crump
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