Significance of the Ocean Grove Corner Store

The iconic Ocean Grove Corner Store has been a focal point for residents and visitors to Ocean Grove for more than 100 years and was probably responsible for the location of the central Ocean Grove shopping centre today. The original … Continued

Ocean Grove Chalet – Shire of Bellarine Centenary celebrations

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Friday 12 November 1965 – the day-long celebrations commemorating the Centenary of the Shire of Bellarine ended at the Ocean Grove Chalet when Sir Rohan and Lady Delacombe departed for Melbourne. These tables laid out for a meal were not … Continued

Amazing Treasure Trove of Records

The foundation stone of the Geelong Infirmary and Benevolent Asylum was laid in 1850 and officially opened on 23 April 1852.  The records for both the Infirmary (Hospital) and Benevolent Asylum contain information that is an absolute gold-mine for family … Continued