Did you know that land was put aside for a cemetery in Dereel, but it was never used? Or that Dereel was once known as Spring Creek? Do you know where the main gold diggings took place in the 1850’s or where the original town centre was located?
To find out more about Dereel’s history, come along to the Hub Cafe on Saturday 25th June at 2pm. Julie Donaghy will be sharing her knowledge of Dereel’s history, with the intention of holding a history based meeting on the fourth Saturday of every month. If you have knowledge or artifacts related to the history of Dereel, come along and share the story.