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Knox Historical Society

KNOX HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC. Mission Statement: To preserve, conserve and promote history, particularly the history of Knox and the former shires of Berwick and Fern Tree Gully. The Knox Historical Society Inc.: • Compiles and maintains historical records of the Knox District • Displays historical artefacts and photographs • Provides and disseminates information to students, researchers and the community • Publishes books, newsletters, calenders, photographs and other items • Participates in historical events and local community celerbrations • Organises speakers on historical subjects and related community interest • Conducts excursions to places of historical interest • Works in conjunction with other historical societies and museums Can you help us ? Members of the Knox Historical Society Inc. are currently undertaking the following projects: • Showing visitors the Museum on Sundays or during the week • Cataloging the local history collection and museum artifacts • Developing a computer database • Developing and maintaining museum displays • Maintaining a garden first designed almost 100 years ago • Developing heritage walks and tours • Restoring outside farm equipment • Indexing local newspapers and community newsletters If you are interested in being involved with any of these projects, contact the society for further information.