Historical information

Alex McCullough was a resident of Mt Beauty for many years and wrote a book on the History of Mt Beauty. Mt Beauty was constructed by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria to house employees working on the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme.


Mt Beauty's history is unique as it was built as a construction town in the late 1940s. The information contained in the folder is a written history of the town's development. Alex, 1916 - 2011, worked as a foreman on Clover Dam. He served in WWII, was involved in the community (Mt Beauty & District Progress Association & Mt Beauty Neighbourhood Centre), achieved many awards, served as Shire Councillor and Mayor, was involved with tennis and golf committees. His obituary is online ref. legacy.com

Physical description

White plastic folder with more than 20 clear plastic sleeves containing information on various organisations in Mt Beauty. Assembled by Alex McCullough. There is an index of the organisations in the first sleeve.

Inscriptions & markings

Attached to the front cover: 'Early History Mount Beauty'