Yarram & District Historical Society

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Yarram, VIC 3971
312-330 Commercial Road Yarram Victoria 3971 AU

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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Phil Williams
Boolarra 3870 40.93 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.

PO Box 697 TRARALGON VIC 3844 42.49 km
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Ian Cleator

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Bruce McMaster - president
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David Alderson - Treasurer
PO Box 1 Mirboo North VIC 3871 48.85 km

To preserve local history information for future generations.

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Sue Kerr
12-16 Third Street Yallourn Vic 3825 Australia 52.2 km
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David Roberts

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
130 Foster Street, Sale 3850 60.97 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 128 Trafalgar Vic 3824 Australia 61.22 km
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Jean Huffer
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10 McCartin St, Leongatha Victoria, Australia 64.23 km

Formed in 1964 to collect and preserve the history of the area, the society has a large collection of books, photographs, documents, other printed material, artefacts and family history information. Our home is the Mechanic’s Institute, Leongatha, where we store our collection and present our bi-annual exhibitions.

Suburbs or towns: Leongatha; Gippsland; South Gippsland

Opening times Thursday and Friday 12 to 4 pm or at request

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Lyn Skillern, Secretary
10 McCartin Street Leongatha VIC 3984 Australia 64.23 km
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South Gippsland Historical Network
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7 Temple St, Heyfield 3858 65.68 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.

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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
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1A Pinnacle Drive, Rawson VIC 3825, Australia 71.98 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
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J Richards
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King Street, Korumburra 75.96 km

The society meets on the first Thursday of the month with a guest speaker. The society are usually open each Tuesday from 1.30 – 4 p.m. for people to drop in. There is a wonderful photograph collection as well as books, cemetery records, manuscripts, maps, newspapers and memorabilia.

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Janet Wilson, Secretary
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Malcolm Dickson
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