On this day 150 years ago (23rd January 1871) Bacchus Marsh was proclaimed a Shire. What did our township look like when this significant step in local governance occurred?
The Bacchus Marsh Shire’s Corporate Seal.
Courtesy of the Bacchus Marsh and District Historical Society Inc. Collection.
To celebrate this historical occasion the Moorabool Shire in cooperation with the Bacchus Marsh and District Historical Society Inc. and community members has produced a digital publication to celebrate this major milestone.
Check out the list of past Shire Presidents who led the Shire at the Shire’s website.
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