History of the Collector region and Weereewaa (Lake George)

Founded in 1820, Collector is one of the oldest villages in the region and marked the frontier of white settlement in the time of Governor Lachlan Macquarie.


The Collector and District Historical Association has a fascinating pictorial and text display of the rich history of the region showing in Collector Gallery.


Collector Books also has a great selection of Australian history and local history books for the Collector district and many other areas of Australia.


The Bigger Picture

Lawrence Krauss and Bernadette O'Neil examining an 1890s American timeline of civilization at Collector Gallery.