Skipton and District Historical Society Inc was formed in 1984.
Open to the Public on the Third
Sunday of each month: from 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, a visit to the Skipton Historical Society's Historical Precinct, is definitely well worth a visit.
The society, was
originally based at the former Courthouse in Montgomery Street (Glenelg Highway), Skipton, which is just over the bridge, heading west, where Historical Society members have gathered together quite an extensive and unique collection of historical records
The main focus of the Society started out on local family history, and on collecting and publishing stories from former days in Skipton and the surrounding farming areas.
There are many "locals" who have gone on to do quite remarkable things in later life. Their achievements are well noted.
early days members have used the information they have gathered and have written histories on these remarkable "Early Settlers" of the various communities throughout the district, and the Skipton Historical Society Members have had a number of very special
As their collections grew they too have grown, and now the Skipton Historical Society has also taken over the custodianship
of the Former Police Residence, just perfect for an extension of their wonderful collection of photographic history as well as the written word.where they now have their extensive collection on display.
For further information please click HERE
to visit the SHS website.