Share our History
AIMS OF THE SOCIETY
establish in the Shire a properly catalogued record of the remarkable
experiences of the early settlers, and the subsequent amazing
achievements of their families and others during the following century
To accurately record the important roll played by aboriginal
people in the district, thereby assisting in the reconciliation process.
establish a museum in which to –
(a) Set up a display to enable
visitors and tourists to have ready access to the wealth of information
collected by the Society;
(b) Set up a Memorial display
depicting the part played by district soldiers in wars from the Boer War
to the Vietnam conflict;
(c) Set up an administration area
where continuing research and cataloguing can take place;
(d) Set up a storage area where
all current and future records can be safely and securely housed.
(e) Become active partners with
other like minded bodies for the exchange of information and display
materials for the benefit of all Australians.
4. To provide to the
children of the five Primary Schools in the Shire adequate information
on the Shire’s early history and contribute to a vital part of their
research the history of all areas of FCC Shire.
To provide a fitting memorial, of which all residents can be
justly proud, to the enterprise and initiative of the early settlers, as
well as being a shrine to their endeavours in
To publish a book containing a record of the amazing experiences
of the early settlers, many of whom had come from across the world in
sailing ships to pioneer this unknown land. To record their triumphs,
disappointments and achievements.
make the Society self-funding from the proceeds of the sale of books,
cards, photographs, historical records and admission fees. (To assist
local schools and other groups who have been closely associated with the
district for many years, and who will shortly be celebrating historic
is still looking for volunteers for working bees,
daily roster staff and general members, so. If
you would like to help preserve our history for the future generations
call us or drop in.
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