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Every small Museum relies on volunteers to keep things moving. The Rutherglen Historical Society has an amazing collection of local artifacts and documents that have been lovingly protected and cataloged by some fantastic, passionate people over the years. One of the challenges is continuing and building upon this on this fantastic work. Recently Martha and David Valentine have been putting in tireless hours bringing the collection at the Common School Museum into the 21st Century. Check out their work on Victorian Collections where bit by bit they are making available to the whole world the history of Rutherglen Region! This link will take you to what is now up on the Victorian Collections bit.ly/2uRMarN ... See MoreSee Less

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These amazing images are taken mostly from the work of viticulturalist Francois De Castella and chronicles his work at the Rutherglen Research Institute in the early 1900's. These images were taken from his original glass slides. Francois features in some of them and is easily identified in his trademark white suit and white fadora hat. ... See MoreSee Less

These amazing images are taken mostly from the work of viticulturalist Francois De Castella and chronicles his work at the Rutherglen Research Institute in the early 1900's. These images were taken fr...

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This is not the clearest picture but I believe it is Rutherglen Primary School 1938... My grandmother and grandfather are both in this picture!

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PUBLICATIONS

Over the years we have been involved in the production of various publications and we also produce some modest booklets of our own.

 

Vineyard Rutherglen Research Institute

Books that are currently available:-

Rutherglen – Wine Centre of North-East Victoria

by Brian Lloyd & John Kennedy. Histec Publications 2007. $50 plus P&H

 

 Tracking The Dragon: Thematic History of the Chinese People in The Rutherglen/Wahgunyah Region

by Barry McGowen, 2015 $45 plus P&H

 

 Visiting ANZACs at REST in the Carlyle Cemetery Rutherglen 

Historical Society Publication, David and Martha Valentine 2015. $2 plus P&H. (Indigo Shire Council Open Heritage Award Winner 2015)

 

These publication are available at the Common School Museum or can be sent to you by arrangement. To Order any of these publications please contact us.