About CRVHS

The Coal River Valley Historical Society is an enthusiastic group of volunteers active in researching and preserving the history and heritage of Richmond and other townships along the Coal River Valley in south east Tasmania.

The Society was founded in May 1998 by Peter MacFie and Dianne Snowden.

Oak Lodge, Richmond

Originally housed in the Richmond Court House, the Society moved to Oak Lodge in 2001.

The  Coal River Valley Historical Society Inc. now manages Oak Lodge on behalf of the National Trust.