top of page
Search

Enterprising and Resourceful

As we gather more and more of the early history of the Kinglake district, we are continually impressed with the enterprise and...

Did You Know ...... ?

Did you know that the Kinglake ridge of the Great Dividing Range was once the meeting place for indigenous people, the Taungurung from...

Cricket - West v East

The cricket competition between Australia and England for 'The Ashes' is often spoken of as 'friendly rivalry' but players and spectators...

Kinglake Primary School Update

2019 marks the 140th anniversary of the opening of Kinglake Primary School - or Kinglake State School No. 2188 as it was correctly known...

Opening of New Room and Transport Exhibition

The opening day of the new room at the Kinglake Heritage Centre, and the transport display in it, was a very successful and enjoyable...

Getting Along Not So Fine

In 'Oklahoma', the Rodgers & Hammerstein stage musical, the foreground story is about the hero and heroine, Curly and Laurey, but...

Kinglake West Glee Club

The Oxford dictionary gives two definitions for 'glee': 1. lively delight 2. musical composition for several voices. During the 1700s,...

In Isolation

Current residents of the Kinglake district, who commute to work to the city and other places off the mountain, and those who make a day...

The Gold Days in Kinglake

An excursion, organised by the Kinglake Friends of the Forest in 2021, to the site of the old Big Ben gold mine on Mount Robertson has...

Marvellous Tank Murals

The tank murals beside the Kinglake West Mechanics Institute and the Kinglake West Primary School have now been now completed and what a...

Our Heritage: Blog2
bottom of page