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Stawell is located on the Western Highway approximately 240 km north-west of Melbourne (the Capital of Victoria, Australia).

It is the western-most part of the Victorian Goldfields, alluvial gold having been discovered there by William McLachlan at

'Pleasant Creek in 1853, and quartz gold, at 'The Reefs', in about 1856.

THE STAWELL HISTORICAL SOCIETY inc. IS LOCATED IN THE PLEASANT CREEK HISTORICAL PRECINCT, 46 LONGFIELD ST ,(WESTERN HWY), STAWELL.

NOTICE BOARD

PLEASE NOTE


Due to the current COVID-19 crisis and declared state of disaster in Victoria, Stawell Historical Society will be temporarily closed for all research and associated activities until further notice with immediate effect. We are taking these steps not only for the well-being of our volunteers, but also for the health and safety of the general public.

Please stay safe everyone and follow Victorian Government Regulations and health guidelines.

This notice will be updated as the situation changes.



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CONTACT US

Stawell Historical Society Inc
P. O. Box 133
Stawell, Victoria,
AUSTRALIA 3380
Phone: (03) 5358 3789
Email:
stawhist@bigpond.com

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