Williamstown Historical Museum is closing from February 24th 2018 and will be in storage for at least two years whilst the Mechanics Institute building is underpinned and refurbished. We expect that the Historical Society will have an office at the old West Newport kindergarten in Laurie Street
September 18, 2018Message from the Acting President – September 2018
Greetings to all our members and friends. Looking towards our 2018 Annual General on 27th September I have been reviewing the past twelve months, which have been very varied as regards the function of the Williamstown Historical Society. The closureRead more.
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January 18, 2019Sons of Williamstown
During World War 1, on behalf of the community, William Henderson, Williamstown Councillor from 1916-1928 and Mayor from 1919-1920, collected photographic portraits that would become the Great War Honour Board which hangs in the foyer of the Williamstown Town Hall.Read more.
January 18, 2019NOW AND THEN WITH STEVEN WEBB
Germany had formally surrendered on November 11, 1918, and all nations had agreed to stop fighting while the terms of peace were negotiated. On June 28, 1919, Germany and the Allied Nations (including Britain, France, Italy and Russia) signed theRead more.