History Books

Below are some of the many books on the history of Rushworth and its surrounds available at the Museum for viewng and for sale

TitleAuthorYearAvailability
Order in the Court, Crime and Punshment in the early years of the Rushworth DistrictAlan McLean2017For purchase at the museum $25
Grass-seeds and Thistles, the early years of Moora, Goburup and WanaltaAlan McLean2016For purchase at the museum $25
The Walls Have Spoken, the first 150 years of the Shire Hall at RushworthAlan McLean2019For purchase at the museum $25
100 years of Mysteries in the Rushworth DistrictAlan McLean2015At museum for viewing
Don John Of BalaclavaMiles Lewis1977At museum for viewing
The Early Families of WhrooDoris King2007For purchase at the museum $15
Recollections of Squatting in VictoriaEdward Curr1883At museum for viewing
Waranga Convservation Study 1988 (Volumes 1-4)Graeme Bultler1988At museum for viewing
Waranga 1865 to 1965 A Shire HistoryHarley W Forster1965At museum for viewing
Goulburn River Aboriginal ProtectorateIan D Clark2013At museum for viewing
Thornbridge, The Bridge Hotel at MurchisonJennifer F O'Donnell2019At museum for viewing
Walls of Wire, Tatura Rushworth MurchisonJoyce Hammond1990At museum for viewing
The Graytown GoldrushJoyce HammondUnknownDownload from this site (see link below)
History of the Waranga BasinJoyce Hammond1977Download from this site (see link below)
The Golden Years of Rushworth and WhrooJoyce Hammond1981At museum for viewing
Art Captured, Hans-Wolter von Gruenewaldt, POW Camp 13 Murchison: his story and his artKay Ball2017For purchase at the museum $25
Colbinabbin, A Profile, Extracts from the Waranga/Rushworth Chronicle & Elmore Standard 1870-1914Margaret O'CallaghanUnknownAt museum for viewing
Collected Memories of WhrooNicola Thomson and Doris KingUnknownAt museum for viewing
The Rushworth CentenaryRushworth Centenary Committee1953Download from this site (see link bleow)
Rushworth and District in Pictures and Words 1853 - 1997Rushworth Historical Society1997At museum for viewing
Rushworth and District 1853 - 2006Rushworth Historical Society2006At museum for viewing
Rushworth, Yesterday and Today, from Gold Mining to Closer SettlementRushworth Printing Co Pty Ltd1948At museum for viewing
Waranga Dreaming - Volume 1 - 2019Tony Ford2019Download from this site (see link below)
Anzac Tales, Centenary of Anzac and the involvement of Rushworth and district in World War 1Tony Ford2015-2018Download from this site (see link below)
Rushworth Businesses and their Owners, Gold Rush to Great WarTracey Bons2016For purchase at the museum $30
Winter-IrvingWarick Finlay2016At museum for viewing


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