Terang & District Historical Society Inc.

Terang & District Historical Society Inc.

T & D Historical Society was formed in 1972,and has held meetings since the first meeting held at Dalvui in August 1972.

Our Society covers the areas of Terang, Ecklin, Dixie, Boorcan, Noorat, Kolora & Glenormiston

Our aim is to collect, preserve and present items of local history that pertain to Terang & District.

Over the years a wide range of historical information has been recorded and preserved.

We have been located in several temporary locations previously. We now have a permanent home, including a Museum, and research facility, also the former Boorcan Station Building is on site.

We welcome donations of artifacts, documents and photographs that are relevant to our area.

We are also happy to borrow photographs, in any format, and documents for copying.

Meetings are held on the 4th. Monday of the month, from February to November at 8.pm. All members are welcome to attend.

We also hold Sunday afternoon gatherings throughout the year where we host guest speakers on the history of our area.

Please 'phone or email for date & location of these meetings.

Located on the grounds of the Terang Primary School campus, TERANG VIC 3264, Australia
+61 03 55921354
Third Sunday of the month
1pm - 4pm
(Except January)

Any other time, by appointment.
Museum entry $2.00 Researching $5.00
Membership $20.00, Includes quarterly newsletter, access to museum & records, meetings, dinner etc..
The Museum is housed in old Dixie School building which was transported to current site.
Wheelchair access is available.

"Terang Express" newspaper in hard copy,we hold editions of most copies from 1903 to the present.

Details of burials at the Terang Cemetery.

Numerous records of local businesses and organisations which are being progressively indexed

Published histories of local organisations & families

A growing collection of data on local identities, businesses, organizations & events.

An ever expanding collection of photographs of Terang & district which feature people, events & places over the years.

A collection of Main street scenes, prior to the two disasterous fires which destroyed nearly all the main street buildings in 1916 & 1944.

Government Gazettes,

Organisation minute books, & an assortment of Local Business House account ledgers.

The Museum houses changing displays of memorabillia.

The old Boorcan Station Building, on site, contains Railway historic items.

Reproduction photographs from the collection are available for purchase. Price on application.