July 25, 2021

Old Places

Where we study the past to define our future

Articles

Archibald and Elizabeth Thom

Archibald and Elizabeth Thom

The following article “Archibald and Elizabeth Thom” was first published in August 2003. in the...
Hidden Valley

Hidden Valley

The following short stories about the history of Hidden Valley have been put together by...
Wallan Wallan in 1879

Wallan Wallan in 1879

Wallan Wallan in 1879 The following is a collection of extracts from Trove which appeared...
WW2 Wallan and District

WW2 Wallan and District

Wallan and District – WW2 volunteers One hundred and two years ago on 11 November...
World War One Rolls

World War One Rolls

Wallan Wallan’s World War One Honour Rolls Our World War One volunteers are recognised by...
Wallan Airfield

Wallan Airfield

In 1968, Ivo and Alison Righetti, originally from Greta purchased Mac’sfield at Wallan so that...

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Who were the ‘Red & Whites’……..?

Who were the ‘Red & Whites’……..?

An all too brief history of the shortlived BEVERIDGE FC (1915) By the time of...
Major John Boyd and the Wallan Wallan Run

Major John Boyd and the Wallan Wallan Run

Soon after arriving in Melbourne in 1839, Major John Boyd (retired) squatted on a run...
Inverlochy Castle Hotel – The final chapter

Inverlochy Castle Hotel – The final chapter

In  Part I: Inverlochy Castle Hotel – Beginnings we learnt about the inception of the Inverlochy Castle...
The Wallara Waters Hauntings

The Wallara Waters Hauntings

Wallara Waters. A relatively new estate in the town of Wallan and where during the...
The Old Sheep Dip

The Old Sheep Dip

In the late 1800’s this sheep dip was companion to a shearing shed and sheep...
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