Historical Society acting as a Section 86 Committee of Management reporting to the Shire of Wellington.
Objects and documents relating to the cultivation of sugarbeet around Maffra (1896-1848), and the Maffra Sugarbeet factory, plus agriculture in general (esp. dairy farming) and documents and photographs relating to the former Maffra Shire. Photographs include an extensive collection of the works of H.B. Hammond, photographer at Maffra from c.1907 to the 1940s.
Themes: Transforming and managing land and natural resources, Building towns, cities and the garden state, Building community life