The El Dorado Museum collection houses many stories of those that have had a connection to Eldorado, Clear Creek, Byawatha, Carraragarmungee, Londrigan areas as well as through the lower parts of the Woolshed Valley, across to Upper Everton, Everton and Tarrawingee and North Wangaratta.
If you have a story, photos or information to share we are happy to hear from you email@example.com
The El Dorado Museum also holds various early records from the area which we are happy to research for you for your family names.
There is no set fee, but we appreciate a donation. Visitors are asked to fill out the Family History Research book with contact details and names of family being researched.
Resources include some school registers and school committee records, cemetery records, war records, lodge records, cricket and football teams, some Wesleyan Church records, Red Cross items, Mining records.
A major resource is, El Dorado Gold – an Australian History edited by Sandra Buchan and available at the El Dorado Museum or from Sandra Buchan firstname.lastname@example.org
Publications available to read while visiting the El Dorado Museum:
Local family stories about the Kelly Gang from El Dorado Gold – an Australian History –edited by Sandra Buchan.
Dunstan p145, McKoy p217, Manson p223, Moore p237, McLaughlin p218
Wallace p306, Fealy p158, Schuppe p276
Various books and publications on the Kelly Gang are also available
Joe Byrne – The untold history, link https://anoutlawsjournal.com/