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Relocation of Bendigo Historical Society Collection

The BHS collection is to be relocated from the Bendigo Regional Archive Centre in Nolan Street. Negotiations are ongoing to secure a new storage space for the collection with sufficient workspace for volunteers to continue cataloguing the Collection. BHS is also trying to secure enough space to include Research services …

From Burra to Bendigo

From Burra to Bendigo is the story of Thomas and Maria Ninnes as told by Tom and Libby Luke. The story is based on the notebook of Thomas and retold as Tom and Libby retrace their journey to Bendigo. From Burra to Bendigo

‘Walks into History’ 2021 First Sunday of the month at 10.00 a.m. Cost: $5 (unless otherwise specified)

April 11th “Kings Bridge and its surroundings a taste of Irishtown” with James Lerk. Meet at Gasworks retort house, Weeroona Avenue, Bendigo. Note: Unsteady terrain.

AGM 2019/2020

Bendigo Historical Society Inc.  Notice of Deferred 2019 / 2020 Annual General Meeting Bendigo Historical Society Annual General Meeting will be held at the Bendigo TAFE Theatrette at the McCrae St campus on 29 January 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions and limits on the number …

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Specimen Cottage Interpretation Project We are asking for volunteers who feel they could contribute as a team member to develop one or more of the themes outlined in the plan for Specimen Cottage.  The current extent of these themes is broad. The task of each team will be to provide …

Volunteers wanted

Specimen Cottage Interpretation Project We are asking for volunteers who feel they could contribute as a team member to develop one or more of the themes outlined in the plan for Specimen Cottage.  The current extent of these themes is broad. The task of each team will be to provide …

BHS TRIVIA NIGHT Wednesday November 13 7.00 pm – 10.00 pm South Bendigo Bowls Club Palmerston St Bendigo BYO Nibbles. Light Supper. Tea and coffee provided. Drinks available at Bar Prices $20.00 per person Maximum tables of 8 Organize a table of 8 or join others to make up a …

Clock presented to Mr P Cooper

Black wooden mantle clock with pendulum bob made in the U.S.A by the Sessions Clock Company. Mounted on ornate metal feet and decorated with four columns supporting Gothic arches with torch like ornamentation between them and an ornate handle on each end. Round white enamel dial with black numerals and …

HISTORY WALKS 2019

The BHS will be conducting history walks on the first Sunday of August, September, November and December at 10.00 am. Cost: $5.00 pp. The first walk will be on Sunday August 4.  Market Square. Tour guide James Lerk. Meet at Specimen Cottage 178 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo at 10.00 a.m.

Annual General Meeting August 2, 2019. TAFE Theatrette, McCrae St. Bendigo at 2.00 p.m. The election of office bearers for 2019 – 2020 will be conducted by Cr James Williams. All Welcome.