The Society holds general meeting every two months (normally on the second Saturday of the months) where an invited speaker provides a presentation on an aspect of local or general history for the interest of members and includes an afternoon tea.

Meetings are held in the Visitor Centre of the Schwerkolt Cottage & Museum Complex
and commence at 1:30 pm

Visitors welcome

General Meetings and Activities

Whitehorse Heritage Week
11-18 September
Come and join the many activities planned
See the program for further details

Sat 6th September

Working Bee between 9.30 pm and 12 noon

Sun 14th September Heritage Family Day between 11 am and 4 pm
View our museum displays, Guided tours of the Cottage, Old-fashioned picnic races (2.30 pm), Sausage Sizzle (Rotary Club of Forest Hill), Tip Top Tom's Balloons & Magic (1 pm - 3 pm)
Other attractions include:
Face painting, Meccano Club, Fun with Bubbles, Games for children, Electric model cars, Chinese painting, Blacksmiths, Lace making, Spinners & weavers, Koornung Wood Turners, Jamieson's Run Animal Farm, Yarra Valley Machinery Preservation Society
Tea, coffee & cordial available - Bring a picnic and have a fun day
Sat 11th October

General Meeting at 1.30 pm
Barbara Rogalski and Rosalie Whalen Celebration of 50 Years of the Opening Of Schwerkolt Cottage

Sat 8th November

Working Bee between 9.30 pm and 12 noon

Sat 13th December

General Meeting at 1.30 pm
Topic: Pop-Up History
Bring along your own local history artifact and be prepared to share its history with us