George Town and District Historical Society Inc.
Promoting the History of the George Town District

Tamar Valley Tasmania

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Postal Address
310 Low Head Road
Low Head TAS 7253

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    Welcome to the George Town and District Historical Society Inc. website.

    George Town, which is situated at the mouth of the picturesque Tamar River in Northern Tasmania, has an amazing combination of history and heritage together with a range of fascinating attractions and activities. First settled in 1804 it has had an up and down history. It has been the headquarters of Northern Tasmania, popular holiday location, fishing village and industrial town.

    Our goal is to provide you with useful information about our district and we hope it makes it easier for you to make the decision to visit us.

    George Town and District Historical Society Inc. has been promoting history since 1997 when the group formed with the main aim to help out the historic Low Head Pilot Station which now has excellent accommodation and a very popular
    Maritime Museum.

    At this site, you will discover information about George Town and the surrounding district and we hope that one day you will be able to pay us a visit. You will be pleasantly surprised.

    Feel free to browse this site. If you have comments or questions about our district, or simply need more information and want to contact us, click on the contact button on any page.

    Thanks for visiting this site and we look forward to seeing you.


    In the News

    Lefroy - Tasmania’s Forgotten Gold Town
    The Lefroy - Tasmania’s Forgotten Gold Town book is still available.

    For more information and ordering details
    read on:

    The book is also available from Petrarchs, Launceston, NewXpress, George Town, Low Head Pilot Station Museum, George Town Information Centre and the Watch House.

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