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Buttonfest Bendigo

  Display of clothing from the BHS clothing collection at the Bendigo Buttonfest today (May 18).   Thanks to the organizers for inviting us to

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Deaccessioning Project 2019

The Collection Management team at the Nolan Street storage facility is about to undertake a Deaccessioning Project. Initial details at link below. Bendigo Historical Society

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Heritage Festival 2019

Two wonderful activities over the weekend organized by the Bendigo Branch of the National Trust. On Saturday a large group of people joined a walking

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Bendigo Buttonfest

The Bendigo Buttonfest 2019 organized by the Victorian Button Collectors Club will be held on Saturday 18 May from 9.30 am – 3.30 pm at

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Welcome

Welcome to the new website of the Bendigo Historical Society. This website was developed with funds from a Grant from the City of Greater Bendigo

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From our Collection

Wooden Butter Pats

Two wooden butter pats from about 1880. Donated by Sister Kerrins of Don Street Bendigo. Sister Kerrins ran a private hospital in Bendigo for many

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1827 Wooden Pastry Wheel

Small wooden pastry wheel for making patterns on butter or shortbread pastry. Dated 1827 with initials IY. Donated by Elizabeth Robshaw of Don Street Bendigo.

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Brass music box

Brass music box with wooden lining, hinged lid with raised flower design, four small bun feet and a winder on the base. Swiss music box

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Stories from our Past