October 12, 2019

Curlewis had its own football ground and club around the period 1887-1893    The Geelong Advertiser has reports on some of the games played at that time and reported them in a unique style. The Photo of the team is from the Museum Victoria Images collection and is repo...

July 27, 2019

Jan Rosza (Liddicut) is our guest speaker on 11 th August 2019 at 1.30 pm at the Court House  11 High St Drysdale .She is speaking about the Oliver family and their role with the Portarlington Mill and Bellarine Mill at Drysdale and beyond

"Jan Liddicut  is a writer and...

June 29, 2019

In 1854 one of the first Government sponsored and locally elected bodies on the Bellarine Peninsula was formed--the Portarlington Road Board. This board was remarkable for the fact that its first Chair was Caroline Newcomb who along with other large landholders took a...

June 2, 2019

"Guest speaker Shelise Roberson was a student at Bellarine Secondary College from 2003-2008 (dux in 2008) She has studied for a Master of Philosophy at Cambridge University and also worked and volunteered in collections, education, events, and visitor services across v...

May 11, 2019

CAN YOU HELP OUR READERS ?  Two of our readers are searching for old -unique to Geelong- traffic lights, stored on the Bellarine  Their letter to us states "We are seeking some information about an early set of Neon Bar traffic lights which were installed in...

May 4, 2019

Our museum and research centre is open on Sunday 5th May 2019 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm

We are located at 11 High St Drysdale   Entrance to museum is by donation and use of our research room is $5 for an afternoon for non members. Members have use of the research room for free...

April 24, 2019

Cecil Lyons was only 18 years old when he enlisted in The Australian Infantry, February 16, 1916. He was one of eight children born to James Lyons and Elizabeth Ann (nee Reynolds), Drysdale. He attended Drysdale State School and Drysdale Methodist Church.

Private Lyons...

April 5, 2019

Our Next general gathering is Tuesday 9th April at the Old Court house Drysdale at 7.30 pm. Entrance via the rear door. We are pleased to have Lyn Clough OAM as our guest speaker on the Lady Northcote Farm School and an Anne Drysdale connection

Lyn had the following to...