Welcome to the Coburg Historical Society

 

Coburg Historical Society is a non-profit community-based organisation dedicated to researching and preserving the history and historic buildings of Coburg, Victoria, Australia.

 

Meetings

When: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 8pm (except December and January).

Where: Coburg Library Meeting Room, corner of Louisa and Victoria Streets, Coburg. Enter via Victoria Mall.

Getting there:

By car: There is plenty of street parking and there are several nearby free public car parks.

By tram: Take the number 19 tram down Sydney Road to Stop 33. The venue is a two minute walk west along Victoria Mall.

By bus: Take bus route 513 (Eltham to Glenroy) along Bell Street, stop at the corner of Sydney Road and Bell Street and walk south along Sydney Road to Victoria Mall.

By train: Take the Upfield line train to Coburg Station and it's a two minute walk from there.

Visitors are welcome.

 

Coming soon 

 17 August 2016: AGM (Guest speaker Mayor of Moreland or representative )


21 September 2016:  'The centenary of Coburg High School - its history and memories of past pupils'

19 October 2016: Dr Val Noone, 'Conscription 1916: the Northern Suburbs and Daniel Mannix'

16 November 2016: Don Osborne, 'Behind the Bluestone Walls of Pentridge'

December: No meeting

 

Bluestone Cottage Museum

82 Bell Street, Coburg 3058 (Just down from the Moreland Municipal Offices)

Our museum is open every Friday from midday til 2pm and on the 1st Sunday of the month from 2pm to 4.30pm. We are closed during January.

Getting there:

By car: Parking is available. Most parking in the area is limited to 1 or 2 hours only.

By tram: Take the number 19 tram along Sydney Road to Bell Street then walk east past the State School and the Municipal Offices.

By bus: Take bus route 513 (Eltham to Glenroy) along Bell Street, stop at the corner of Sydney Road and walk east along Bell Street past the Municipal Offices.

By train: Take the Upfield line train to Coburg Station and it's a five minute walk east along Bell Street.

 

Committee of Management

The Coburg Historical Society Committee is made up of volunteers who are interested in being actively involved in ensuring that Coburg's history is not lost. It is responsible for the running and operation of the Society within the requirements set out in the Society's Constitution.

Committee members are elected annually at the August AGM. Any financial member of the Society is eligible to stand for election as an office bearer.

The Committee meets regularly at the Bluestone Cottage Museum, 82 Bell Street, Coburg.

 

Committee: 

 

President: Malcolm McIlvena

Secretary: Cheryl Griffin

Treasurer: Linda Penaluna

Committee members: Bronwyn Brown, Ivan Cindric, Mark Congdon, Marilyn Moore

 

Contact Details 

Postal
address:
  Coburg Historical Society
PO Box 295
Pascoe Vale South, 3044
Email:   coburg_historical_society@yahoo.com.au

 Facebook 

https://www.facebook.com/CoburgHistoricalSociety/ 

 

 

 

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The drawings featured on this site show portions of two of the three buildings which form the Society's museum. More information on these can be found in our publication The Warders' Cottage