Category Archives: Local History

The Wanalta Hotel

A long forgotten building that reminds us of times gone by…the Wanalta Hotel. Advertisements

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Stanhope Homstead

Article from 1982 – Weekly Times The mansion was built in 1867, one of the “jewels” in the crown of the Irving Winter empire which dominated the Goulburn Valley in the 1800s. Only a boundary fence, it is said, separated … Continue reading

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The Jeff Chief Perry Music Room

    This was in appreciation of the many years of voluntary service Chief has freely given to the Museum. Chief is a life member and is also the Museum’s Historian and he also served as the President of the … Continue reading

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Rushworth Fire Bell Code

The old Rushworth Fire and emergency Bell Code sign which was once on the fire bell tower has recently been restored and is now in the Rushworth Fire station . Museum member Bill  has restored to sign, after it was … Continue reading

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Rushworth Museum

Visitors and family inquires are always welcome at the Rushworth museum. High Street Rushworth Contact email rushworthmuseum@hotmail.com Photos show the old Coxan Wagon shelter there is also a Duck punt beside it. A lovely  Mural and plaque is on the … Continue reading

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Rushworth Museum Opening Hours

Visitors are always welcome at the Rushworth museum. Please note there could be some slight changes in our opening hours due to the lack of volunteers. Saturdays 10 to 12.00. Sundays 11.00 to 3.00 pm . Museum could close earlier … Continue reading

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The old two door Safe

This old two door safe was donated to the museum by the old Shire of Waranga and it being so heavy it had to be remove out of the museum for safety reasons. The floor under it could not sustain … Continue reading

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