The Canberra and District Historical Society is one of the oldest community organisations in Canberra, founded in December 1953.
The Society is dedicated to :
- encouraging the study of the history of Canberra and district, and of Australia in relation to it
- promoting the compilation of authentic historical records
- preserving historical material and places of historic and aesthetic interests, and to
- fostering the interchange of information through talks, discussions, excursions and exhibitions.
For a history of the society, see http://www.canberrahistory.org.au/about.asp#history