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Walkerville Historical Society Inc

Contact
Library Charges
  • enquiries free,
Research Costs
  • deep research price on request - first 2 hours free
Open Hours
  • History collections, photos etc held at Walkerville Public Library on Walkerville Terrace in Gilberton SA - open times vary - 7 days a week, closed on public holidays. Contact them on 08 8342 7150 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              08 8342 7150      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.
Approximate Membership
  • 140 members
Membership Cost
  • $25 family $20 single $15 conc.
Newsletter
  • Walkerville Times produced monthly - 10 issues a year
Founded
  • 2000

Through our monthly meetings, with guest speakers, we bring together people interested in reminiscing the past.

Some chose to support our efforts through a subscription of our 16 page B5 Newsletter (Walkerville Times) SA and local history articles. 

Many of our council and local records have been digitalised in Word and Excel documents - eg, Council Assessments 1858-1930, Council Minutes 1855-1995, John Walker's Village and a 150 year history of St Andrew's School, both by Marjorie Scales, oral histories of local residents, traders and councillors; audio recordings of guest speakers including histories of local families; large digital pictorial collection of people and places old and recent;

Projects

collecting/scanning photographs, memorabilia, oral histories, real estate sale brochures, obituaries, family histories, audit of artists/writers/commemorative plaques. Current special projects: - recording memories of Walkerville Boy's Home (Kennion House) - heritage plaques on significant places
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