PORT FAIRY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
A Natural History of Port Fairy and District
By Jodie Honan
A Natural History of Port Fairy and surrounding District including a collection of photographs, documents and topics on Indigenous flora and fauna. Published by Port Fairy Historical Society.
Historic Buildings of Port Fairy A Guided Walk
Port Fairy Historical Society
A delightful book exhibiting 58 wonderful examples of architecture, buildings, government offices, cottages and churches and the buildings comprising Port Fairy.
Port Fairy’s Wars Three Conflicts at Home and Abroad
By Richard Patterson
Port Fairy’s Wars explores Port Fairy during three wars and details the lives lost by 34 local men and one woman. The book is vividly illustrated with letters from servicemen and women and from civilians caught up in these momentous events.
Three Men and a Boat DVD
The three men are pioneering boatbuilding brothers Bill, Alan and Hughie Haldane and the boat is the MFV Tacoma, built on the banks of the Moyne River
Port Fairy Buildings 1843-1889 Photographs by Peter Grenfell
This book contains the buildings listed in "The Belfast Fantasy : James Atkinson in the Antipodes" by Marten Syme. Documented is the existing structures, the builder and/or owner and the date of erection.
Published by the Port Fairy Historical Society.
A Vernacular Cottage Collection
By Marten Syme and Contributors
The history of Market Street/Wishart Street documenting the history of the houses and reminiscences of Market/Wishart Street,
Port Fairy 1849 – 2004.
Time Gentlemen Please : An History of Western District Inns 1840-1915
By Pamela M. Marriott
“People today will wonder why there were so many pubs in the 1800s. Allowances have to be made for the slow speed of a bullock team, horse, or just plain walking. It was hot, dusty and definitely thirsty work.”
The Boy Who Owned the World & Captain Mills’ Secret
By J. Forbes & H Wood
Join Lorien and Anika on their holiday adventures in Port Fairy and follow the search for treasure around Port Fairy.
Set of 2 Picture Books
Icons of Port Fairy
Compiled by Richard Patterson
Not generally known individuals born in the town included an Australian cricket captain, a State Premier, a highly decorated Brigadier-General, a world famous mathematician and the list goes on.
An Historic Graveyard
By P. Frazer Simons
Some early records of Port Fairy Cemetery with brief notations & references to the sculptor Walter McGill.
Some Shipwrecks of Port Fairy Bay:
A Guided Walk
Described by Stan Evans
This guided walk details locations of the shipwrecks of the area and is accompanied with diagrams showing rigging of the ships described on the walk.
30 Gipps Street, Port Fairy Victoria 3284, Australia
Please note last entry is 30 minutes before closing.
Winter Opening Hours :
2.00 to 4.00 pm
Winter School Holidays
Saturdays & Wednesdays
2.00 pm. until 4.00 pm.
10.30 am. - 12.30 pm.
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