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Clunes Common long closed to the public

While not many people would realise it today, most towns in this region, indeed across Victoria, had areas set aside known as Town Commons. Words by Anthony Sawrey, with permission
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” Wasn’t the Chinese a man and a brother?” : the Clunes 1873 Riot Exhibition

By James Curzon-Siggers, Clunes Museum President The Clunes Museum and Ballarat’s Federation University are collaborating on a a major exhibition which will focus on that signature event in the history
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Clunes Museum Now On Facebook

The Museum is now on Facebook! Hit like on the Clunes Museum page and enjoy posts and photos about our town’s rich history from deep inside the Museum’s archives. The
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Clunes Cannon (Part 2)

The Destiny of “Major Baden Powell” This article follows on from Clunes Canon (linked here) Last month a brief history of both of Clunes’ two cannons was outlined up to
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Clunes Cannon

For several decades two cannons were positioned on the heights above the current sports oval. Every New Year’s Eve, one of the cannons was given a blank charge, (gunpowder but
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The use of Electric Bells in houses

Articles from the Clunes Guardian and Gazette – March 1897 The use of Electric Bells in houses has almost entirely taken the place of that of the ordinary bell with
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