7 Jun - 7 Sep 2019

A century of Pioneer Women is a Story Board Exhibition featuring stories of the women who worked side by side with their menfolk, took over the business when tragedy struck, or just got on with helping others.
Read about the first woman to be become a licensed chemist in Victoria, the one who was the first Town Clerk both residents of Echuca. Our midwives, women who made their mark on our community, the lady goat herder supplying milk to the community. The Brigidine Nun who bought her sisters over the oceans and overland all those years ago...arriving in the heat of summer from Ireland. The group of ladies who started the Benevolent Society, many of their given names are unknown they were just known only as Mrs. Someone... could we imagine that happening today.
Read the stories of hardship and better times


Dot hammond - eh.soc@bigpond.com

03 5480 1325

0408 505 662


Event information

Opens Friday, 7 June and closes 7 September
11am till 3pm daily

Echuca Historical Society Museum
1 Dickson Street, Echuca

Adult - $5
Child - $2

Event categories

  • Arts & culture
  • Community
  • Exhibition & shows


  • Disability access provided
  • Air conditioned
  • Public toilet
  • Shaded area