Woodend and District Heritage Society Inc.

woodened bridge over five mile creek.jpg
43 Forest Street, Woodend VIC 3442, Australia
43 Forest Street Woodend Victoria 3442 AU

The Woodend and District Heritage Society  operates a local and family history resource centre. The collection is fully indexed and relates to the Old Shire of Newham & Woodend, Ashbourne, Hesket, early Rochford, part Macedon, part Carlsruhe.

Built in 1870, the court house in Forest St was the second court building in Woodend.

It was used for criminal cases until 1964 and for coroner’s court hearings until the 1970s. Now it’s home to the Woodend & District Heritage Society.

You can find us at Woodend’s old court house every Wednesday, from February to November (10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm).

Rating
Featured/Unfeatured
Claimed/Unclaimed
PO Box 261 68.55 km

The Friends of St Kilda Cemetery Inc, have an interest in promoting the conservation and appreciation of the St Kilda Cemetery as a place of remembrance, of historic importance and of natural beauty. We conduct regular tours, research and publish many of the stories that can be told of the many pioneers of the settlement of Melbourne, and who are buried there.

victorian-history-library-prahran-mechanics-institute.jpg
39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran VIC 3181 68.62 km

Established in 1854, the Prahran Mechanics’ Institute is a community owned and run library specialising in the history of Victoria, Australia. With more than 30,000 books for loan and a professional information service for our members, we provide a central resource for research into the history of Victoria.

In addition to our extensive lending and reference library specialising in works about Victorian history, we organise educational activities including lectures, seminars and competitions to encourage and facilitate the study of history.

mechanics institutes logo.jpg
39 St Edmonds Rd, Prahran VIC 3181, Australia 68.62 km

The MIV was formed in 1998. It aims to foster the preservation and restoration of the social, cultural and physical heritage of Mechanics Institutes through the development of information exchanges and systems of mutual support.

Contact Name
Gary Bester, Treasurer
Rothwell Road, Little River 68.64 km

The Little River Historical Society Inc was formed in 2003 with the objective of collecting, preserving and promoting the history and heritage of the Little River area. The Society is presently establishing a collection of historical documents and images, which will in future be available to the community for viewing and research. Regular events, displays , and open days are planned.

Contact Name
Les Sanderson, President
PO Box 2415 Hawthorn, VIC 3122 Australia 68.67 km
Contact Name
Victorian Telecommunications Museum Inc.
historical postcard showing burwood road hawthorn - hawthorn historical society.jpg
Hawthorn Community Precinct, 584 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn, VIC 3122 68.94 km

The Hawthorn Historical Society was established to foster historical interests, to collect and preserve items of historical interest, to compile a historical record of the district and to work in association with the National Trust (Victoria), Heritage Victoria and Hawthorn Library.

Contact Name
Elizabeth Yewers - Secretary
64 Tannock St NORTH BALWYN 3104 VIC AUSTRALIA 69.39 km
Contact Name
Sam Haddad JP OAM
specimen cottage bendigo historical society.jpg
178-180 Hargreaves St, Bendigo VIC, Australia 69.84 km

The Society aims to preserve, promote and present the history of Bendigo and its people.

Suburbs or towns Bendigo; City of Greater Bendigo

Contact Name
Phillipa Johanson, Secretary
5050 Colac -Ballarat Road, Cambrian Hill 3352 70.04 km
5342 07775342 0777

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

Contact Name
Mrs Phyl Lloyd, President
PO Box 177 BALACLAVA VIC 3183 Australia 70.32 km
Contact Name
Dorothy Lobert
23 Cantala Drive, Doncaster 3108 70.87 km
03 9848 6714 mob 0425 764 53903 9848 6714 mob 0425 764 539

Reunite migrants who arrived in Australia from 1947 to 1971.

Contact Name
Theo Emmanouilidis
45 Talbot Ave, Balwyn, VIC 71.06 km

The aim of the Balwyn Historical Society is to facilitate and promote an interest in the history of Balwyn and nearby areas. Its objectives are to:

  • Organise speakers on historical subjects and related community interests
  • Publish a regular newsletter
  • Encourage historical research
  • Collect and organise documents and photographs and make them available for research
  • Display historical photographs and documents
  • Conduct events and excursions to places of historical interest
  • Exchange information and work with other historical societies

Suburbs or towns: Balwyn; Balwyn North; Deepdene; Greythorn

Contact Name
Marilyn Poole, President
25 Inglesby Road Camberwell3124 71.07 km

The Canterbury History Group works to preserve and disseminate material connected with the history of Canterbury and its environs; also to encourages members of the public to participate and share these interests and company.

Contact Name
Frances Barrett, Secretary
camberwell historical society logo.jpg
25 Inglesby Road, Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia 71.07 km

Camberwell Historical Society Inc. is a Volunteer organization whose purposes are to foster historical interest and knowledge, to compile and keep historical records of the district, to promote the interchange of information among its members by lectures, discussions, excursions and other activities, to facilitate liaison with other history groups in the district and to participate in community projects.

We are affiliated with the Royal Historical Society of Victoria.

The Society holds five general meetings annually, arranges four excursions and produces flyers for forthcoming events.

Contact Name
George Fernando, President
279 Eltham-Yarra Glen Rd, Kangaroo Ground VIC 3097, Australia 71.34 km

The Andrew Ross Museum was officially opened in March 1993 and through the hard work and dedication of its volunteers is now fully accredited with Museums Australia.

The Museum’s namesake, Andrew Ross, was the first schoolmaster in the district as well as a keen recorder of contemporary life and he left a remarkable written legacy to the Kangaroo Ground community. Our exhibitions explore the life and times of Andrew Ross and also Kangaroo Ground, the land and its people from pre-European time to the present.

We maintain collections that include the old schoolhouse building that the museum is house in, artefacts of local significance, a photographic collection and an extensive archive of documents relating to the district. Publications relating to local history are also available.

The Museum is open Sundays from 2-4pm and Thursdays 10am-12pm during school term or by private appointment. There is no admission fee although donations are gratefully received.

Contact Name
Carol Leeson
PO Box 58 Malvern VIC 3144 Australia 71.56 km
Contact Name
Stonnington History Centre
PO Box 9 St Andrews VIC 3761 Australia 71.59 km
Contact Name
Gaye Ponting
311/95 Ormond Rd Elwood VIC 3184 Australia 71.6 km
Contact Name
Australian Jewish Historical Society
375 Eltham- Yarra Glen Road Kangaroo Ground Vic.3074 71.71 km

Research of over 1000 ww1, boer war soldiers and Nursesof the Shire of Eltham ( & Nillumbik), Rememberance Day& Anzac Day Services . Organising landscape works & surgestions for Master Plan.

Contact Name
Dennis Ward- President
3/29 Croydon Road Surrey Hills VIC 3127 Australia 71.87 km
Contact Name
Australian Timetable Association
Showing 101 - 120 of 197 results