Casterton & District Historical Society Inc.
incorporating the Casterton Community Museum, Old Railway Station, Casterton, Victoria, Australia
P.O. Box 48, Casterton, Victoria 3311, Australia.
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Old Casterton Railway Station
 

Links to Local History & Pioneer Names

Casterton Area External Links


updated
25 August 2015

-- Daryl Povey --







Casterton Community Museum Opening Times:
  • Casterton Visitor Information Centre, Shiels Terrace, Casterton opening times 9am to 5pm 7 days a week. Contact 55 812070 to make enquires about accessing the Casterton Community Museum - Research and Family History section.
  • Casterton Community Museum located at the Railway Station building in Jackson St, open by appointment. Contact 55 812070 for further details.
  • Both sections of the Casterton Community Museum are CLOSED from the 24th December to the 1st February.
  • The Casterton Community Museum has obtained Donor Gift Recipient endorsement by the Australian Taxation Office. If you would like to make a donation to the Museum, all donations over $2.00 are tax deductible. All donations go towards the conservation and preservation of the Museum Collection.
Henty Street Casterton pre 1920
Henty Street, Casterton (pre 1920)
Casterton & District Historical Society:

Contact details:

Office Bearers 2015-2016:
  • President - Karen Stephens
  • Vice President - - - -
  • Junior Vice President - Dawn Black
  • Secretary & Archivist - - - -
  • Treasurer - Heather Mullens
  • Archivist - - - -
Secretary: Research Enquiries:
  • Research Enquiries : Search $10.00 / hour + costs. Due to a current lack of available members our on-site research is unavailable. [Aug 2015]
  • Daryl Povey - Email (able to provide a limited amount of research offsite, via email.)
  • Membership application form (download form)


Casterton & District Historical Society
2015 Calendar of Events

  • September, 17th (Wednesday) - Meeting at the Visitor Information Centre at 2.00 p.m.
  • August, 19th (Wednesday) - Annual General Meeting at the Glenelg Inn. Meeting at 7.30 p.m.
  • July, 14th (Wednesday) - Meeting at the Visitor Information Centre at 2.00 p.m.
  • June - No Meeting.
  • May, 20th (Wednesday) - Meeting at the Visitor Information Centre at 2.30 p.m.
  • April, 19th (Sunday) - Unveiling of the Board of names at the Old Cemetery
  • April, 15th (Wednesday) - Meeting at the Casterton RSL at 2.30 p.m.
  • April, 12th (Sunday) - Working bee at the Old Cemetery from 10.00 a.m. To prepare for the morning tea and unveiling of the board of names of the unmarked graves on Sunday, 19th April. ALL WELCOME.
  • March, 18th (Wednesday) - Meeting at the Casterton RSL at 2.30 p.m.
  • February, 18th (Wednesday) - BBQ at Island Park picnic area. BYO drinks and a salad or snacks. There are some seats (6), but you may want to bring one. BYO cutlery, plate, a glass, aim to eliminate our throwaway plastic rubbish.

Meetings where there is a guest speaker or activity, no business will be dealt with unless advertised.


Jim Kent's Book (Vol. 2)

"KENTS CORNER"
Roamin' 'Round the Town: Volume 2 was launched on

Saturday, 30th November, 2013 at Casterton Town Hall at 11am.
Copies available at the Visitor Information Centre.

Price $25.00 plus $5.00 postage & packaging.

Secretary : Casterton & District Historical Sociey
P.O. Box 48, Casterton, Vic 3350, Australia

Jim Kent's Book (Vol. 1) [100 pages, A4 size]

"KENTS CORNER"
Historical Happenings of Casterton and District as told by James P Kent.

---NOTE : Vol. 1 is being REPRINTED and will be available soon [July 2015]---

Price $25.00 plus $5.00 postage & packaging.

Secretary : Casterton & District Historical Sociey
P.O. Box 48, Casterton, Vic 3350, Australia