Chapman Valley History

The Chapman Valley Historical Society Museum focuses on the lives of early settlers

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Collection Highlights ...

The Chapman Valley Historical Society Museum at Nanson was formed in 1982 and is set in the picturesque Shire of Chapman Valley north-east of Geraldton. 
The museum houses family histories, photos of pioneers, wedding photos, newspaper clippings, farming implements, household items and district memorabilia.
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Over 140 men from the Upper Chapman district served in World War 1 and 46 fell in the line of duty. During the Centenary of ANZAC 2014 to 2018, the Chapman Valley Historical Society erected a tribute to honour the fallen soldiers.
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On two walls within the museum, is the Timeline of the Chapman Valley District. This is the history and stories of the district, that provide an overview of the development and progress, since George Grey discovered the Chapman River in 1839 and named the district. 
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Museum Collection Overview ...

Upper Chapman Railway Line ...

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Visitors Comments...

This is a fantastic place of the past history. The best in the world.
Joe…Kenya, East Africa

A credit to everyone involved, fantastic displays. 
Maureen…Mt Magnet

Such an extensive collection for such a little town! Well done!
Anne & Mike…Bridgetown, WA

Excellent!! It is obvious the effort, hard work & hours put in by your group and commitment by all. So well done, Thank you.
Garry & Glenda…Brisbane, QLD