Wycheproof and District Historical Society Inc.

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Old Courthouse, 38 High Street, Wycheproof, Vic 3527
38 High Street Wycheproof Victoria 3527 AU
Contact Name
Russell Bedggood, Treasurer

Situated in the recently renovated Old Court House, the Society aims to collect and preserve historical artefacts, documents, photos, family histories, buildings, anecdotes and all items of historical interest to the town and district as well as to give access to all interested people. The Society has a collection of around 1200-1500 photos depicting the town and district.

Suburbs or towns: Wycheproof

HAVE YOU ANY OLD PHOTOS
The Historical Society is always looking for photos of Wycheproof & District at any point in time, Local Events, Farming Practices, Sporting & Local Identities, and Railways.

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1 High Street, Charlton Victoria 3525 23.79 km

Located in the former Mechanics Institute building (1882), the Charlton Golden Grains Museum showcases a diverse collection of over 3000 artefacts and photographs from Charlton’s early pioneer days through to today.

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Carolyn Olive, Secretary & Curator
94 Quambatook Road, Nullawil 3529 24.88 km
03 5493 527003 5493 5270

The object of our Society is to foster historical interest and knowledge, particularly but not exclusively of the Nullawil District, and to compile and record Nullawil’s history. Also to restore and display machinery and photos of the area, and to keep records of schools and townships in the area.

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Barry James, Treasurer
2 Cumming Avenue, Birchip 29.71 km

Birchip Historical Museum – a museum in a former courthouse, with small farming artefacts, domestic and household utensils, sport, music and leisure items, war memorials, family research, newspaper and photo archives.

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Dorothy Reid, Secretary
56 Woods Street Donald VIC 3480 Australia 39.36 km
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Donald History & Natural History Group
Godfrey Street, Boort 3537 44.93 km

Situated in the Old Court House built in 1890, the Boort Museum – Historical Society specialises in family histories with many photographs, and the preservation of historical documents and artifacts.

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Mrs Jennie Weaver
27 High Street Wedderburn VIC 3518 Australia 51.69 km
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Janice McEwan
PO Box 75 St Arnaud Vic 3478 Australia 59.89 km
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Margaret Fyffe
PO Box 1 Woomelang VIC 3485 Australia 66.83 km
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Gwen Michael
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49 Main Street, Minyip, Vic 3392 71.58 km

The society collects and preserves documentary material relevant to Minyip and District such as photographs, maps, diaries, written collections, journals, minute books and documented family histories.

Contact Name
Shirley Smith, Secretary
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17 Museum Drive, Kerang VIC, Australia 72.42 km

The Kerang museum shows a social and agricultural history of the area. Excellent display of Koondrook tramway history.

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Sandra Wesblade, Secretary
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81 Scott St, Warracknabeal VIC 3393, Australia 77.14 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

Old Courthouse, 91 Southey Street, Inglewood 3517 79.74 km

Collects and records local history of Inglewood district. Have several local history publications for sale. Research early district pioneers for a fee. Hold court re-enactments for tourists and locals by arrangement.

Contact Name
Murray Baud- Treasurer

The Society operates a Museum which is open on Sundays from 2pm to 4pm, and Tuesdays 10 am to 4 pm. Collection and display of historical items of interest and documents, photos, family history.

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Helen Stevens, Secretary
93 Cromie Street Rupanyup Vic 3388 Australia 82.02 km
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Helen Uhe
88 Evelyn Street, VIC 3396 86.57 km
03 5083 324003 5083 3240

Collection, Storage and recording of local history items. (Records and Equipment. We take pride in our historical homestead, the vintage machinery collection and the museum.

Contact Name
Ron Wiseman, Secretary
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1 Comyn Street, Murtoa VIC 3390, Australia 90.43 km

Large museum, history centre, memorabilia, wedding dresses, huge taxidermy collection, video presentations. Open Sundays 2-5 & by appointment day or night.

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Kendra Clegg, Secretary
Gonn Avenue, Murrabit, Vic 3579 90.47 km

Meetings held 2nd Monday of each month (except July, Aug and Jan.) Number of district heritage tours conducted. Involved in heritage projects such as signage, booklets and brochures.

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Narelle O'Donoghue, Secretary
20 Haig St, Mitiamo VIC 3573 91.43 km

Research centre for local families, minute books for clubs and associations, local newspapers. Preservation and recovery of local history of families, communities, organizations, schoole etc. within the boundaries of the old Shire of East Loddon.

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John Davidson-President
39 High Street, Navarre, Vic. 3384 92.08 km

To develop collections of items and articles of significance to Navarre and genelogies of people.

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Joan Austerberry
PO Box 5243 Tarnagulla VIC 3551 Australia 93.66 km
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Tarnagulla & District History Group
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