Historical Society Research
Preserving and recording the past
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|Footscray and the municipality of Maribyrnong contain many schools which have been historically important in the development of the region.||
Geelong Road School, 1898
|Footscray Historical Society has lots of interesting historical information relating to schools in the area. The members are pleased to assist with your research enquiries and to assist you in researching your school or local history.|
|What is the history of your school?|
|A project for your school could be to research your school's history or even develop a web site documenting it's history.|
|The Lee Street Primary School in Carlton offers an excellent example of a time tunnel project which gives door ways into the past about their school.|
Go to http://www.unimelb.edu.au/infoserv/lee/htm/home.htm to see this site!
The history of a school can be relevant to the entire community.
Food for thought....