About Us

The Bacchus Marsh & District Historical Society Inc was established October 4 1968.

The purpose of the Bacchus Marsh & District Historical Society is stated in the "Objects" clause of the adopted constitution and is as follows:

The object of the society shall be to promote the study, collection, preservation of Bacchus Marsh and District's history, historical places and objects. To promote and support historical research and publication of same. To hold regular meetings of its members. To arrange displays, the reading and discussion of "papers" as may promote the above objects.

We are an incorporated not-for-profit association.

We meet every month except December.

Meetings are held on the last Thursday of the month.

We meet in the Archives room at the Lerderderg Library in Main Street Bacchus Marsh.

As we are a certified Place of Deposit for the Public Record Office of Victoria, only Historians have permission to touch resources such as original newspapers, documents, ledgers etc. All other resources are to be used under supervision of Historians.