the Historical Society
the Coat of Arms
Circa 1978 this is a view of the Tierney Creek / Crossley Gas Engine and battery in situ.
With 5 heritage listed buildings and wonderful originality this
Justice Precinct is believed the most
intact and original in Australia.
The 5 buildings consist of, 2 Court Houses, Police
Stables and Log Lockup.
The "local history collection" is housed
the buildings and the grounds.
By including the Civic Square gardens at the front of the
we have an overall "A. M. Pearson Historic Park".
Omeo Historical Society manage the park on
Gippsland Shire while the local history collection belongs to the
The "new" courthouse is still an active courthouse with
sittings on two
or three occasions per year.
Omeo was a rough and tough multicultural mining boom town and
centre of the large
Shire (1872-1994) the story of which
and its collection seek to
Look at "historic park" link. The
some information on parts of the old shire.
Omeo is THE historic town of the High Country
Wild horses of the