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From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
A cardboard storage box of documents and records of the Orbost & District Tourist Association / Slab Hut. It includes minute books, visitor numbers, details of volunteers, correspondence and details of activitiess and events.
Object Registration
3099
Keywords
tourism-orbost slab-hut-orbost
Historical information
These documents were used at the Slab Hut (Orbost Information Centre) from 1985 - 1992 to record l visitor numbers, employment, activities, events and incorporation details.
The Orbost Visitor Information Centre is situated in Forest Park on Nicholson Street. The centre is housed in the historic Slab Hut. The hut was an original family dwelling built in 1872, on a site approximately three kilometres upstream from the junction of the Buchan and Snowy Rivers.
When Made
1980s - 1990s
Made By
Orbost & District Tourist Association (Maker)
Significance
These documents record the history of tourism in the Orbost district.
Last updated
19 Dec 2019 at 11:06AM