Remembrance Day this year will mark 100 years since The War Memorial was first dedicated to all District men and women who had enlisted to serve in the First World… Continue Reading»
Private George Bisset’s War On July 22nd. 1915 George Webster Bisset joined the Australian Imperial Forces (AIF) as a teenager, just 18 years and 10 months of age and… Continue Reading»
As we approach Remembrance Day On November 11th. this year it will mark the Centenary of The Armistice, the end of World War One. We will be paying tribute… Continue Reading»
In approx. 1957 Mrs Joyce Gardener (wife of Herbert [Paddy] Gardener) organised a social event at Longwarry North, held in the hall. Many of the locals at Longwarry North performed… Continue Reading»
The history of Longwarry District begins with a rough track to the north of Longwarry for the Gippsland mailman. This led over swamps and through the Great Forest to the… Continue Reading»
We are very keen to find material on the families, the school and community of Longwarry North. Let us know if you have anything that we can use.
The Beginning of the Factory Weekly Times Sat 15 Oct 1921 Page 31 DAIRY JOTTINGS Longwarry dairymen have decided to form a local co-operative company to deal with district supplies… Continue Reading»
With the decision to construct the rail line from Oakleigh to Sale in 1874, came a series of small camps along the line, mainly consisting of sleeper cutters using the… Continue Reading»