A corner shop

A corner shop - 116 Farrell Street, Port Melbourne The house on the corner north-west of Ross Street and Farrell Street was once occupied by a small shop and residence. Perhaps the light cream brick cladding on the building in 2016 could have been placed over the original weatherboard shop, or perhaps the shop was demolished and this small brick … [Read More...]

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A Visit from the Conservators

We are lucky to have in the Society’s collection a large number of editions of the annually produced Victorian Municipal Directory. In the days before the world wide web, these directories provided a snapshot of each municipality in the State including a brief description of the city, town or shire, its area and population, details of rates, the … [Read More...]

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Historic Port Melbourne Calendar

2018 Historic Port Melbourne Calendar Historic sPort Melbourne   In the twenty-first edition of the Historic Port Melbourne calendar we are delighted to welcome noted sports historian Terry Keenan as guest writer.  He has succeeded in just twelve pages to touch on almost the full range of sports enjoyed in the Borough.  It's a big subject to … [Read More...]

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The Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society is a totally voluntary, non-profit, incorporated organisation founded in 1993 to preserve the identity of our historic port town.

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