Aims & Objectives

The society’s Aims and Objectives as outlined in our Collection Policy are:

  1. To foster historical interest and knowledge in the Lilydale district – Lilydale, Chirnside Park, Coldstream, Yering, Gruyere, Killara, Seville, Silvan, Montrose and Kilsyth.
  2. To collect material, objects and knowledge of historical value and to establish an historical archive and library.
  3. To research, compile and keep an historical record of the Lilydale district.
  4. To develop, publish and circulate historical literature that is conducive to the purpose of the society.
  5. To liaise with local schools, historical societies, libraries and museums in the Shire of Yarra Ranges.
  6. To continue our membership of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria and the Association of Eastern Historical Societies.

Lilydale & District Historical Society Inc.

Contacts:
Sue Thompson (President) 0475 219 884
Joy Gothe 0405 128 964
Lorraine Smith (Court House Manager) 03 9735 1104
Email: info@lilydalehistorical.com.au

Our home is the Old Lilydale Court House at 61 Castella Street, Lilydale 3140
Hours of opening:
Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays 11am to 4pm
Fridays 1 to 4pm

Share Your Information with the Society!

Email us your info (and images) to:
info@lilydalehistorical.com.au

Lilydale & District Historical Society Inc.

Contacts:
Sue Thompson (President) 0475 219 884
Joy Gothe 0405 128 964
Lorraine Smith (Court House Manager) 03 9735 1104
Email: info@lilydalehistorical.com.au

Share Your Information with the Society!

Email us your info (and images) to:
info@lilydalehistorical.com.au

Our home is the Old Lilydale Court House @
61 Castella Street, Lilydale 3140
Hours of opening:
Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays 11am to 4pm
Fridays 1 to 4pm