Perisher Historical Society

Preserving the history and stories of the Perisher Range

Welcome to the Perisher Historical Society

COLLECTING MEMORIES

Rope tows, homemade skis, and riotous lodge-building parties.

BEING INVOLVED

To ensure history is not lost.

DOCUMENTING HISTORY

The Perisher Range, its resorts, lodges, hotels and structures.

The Perisher Historical Society was incorporated in 2007, with the aims of collecting and preserving information and artifacts of historical and educational value, and expanding our knowledge of the Perisher Range area’s history and to develop our display of historical items.

Share your story

Would you like to share your story?

Please contact Philip Woodman to discuss.

Email: philip@perisherhistory.org.au or Phone: 0488 159 888

eMUSEUM

Explore stories, images and historical documents

Aboriginal Heritage

Before the ski fields, the first occupants of the land were using the mountains.

DEVELOPMENT OF SKIING

About the sport - racing, professional and recreational ski schools, instructors.

PHOTO COLLECTIONS

Photo Albums that have been donated to PHS

 

PEOPLE

Many people have contributed to making our resorts special, and to helping individuals achieve their goals.

STRUCTURES

All the infrastructure - buildings, lodges, hotels, lifts

 

H2H Front Cover

The Book

'Highway to Heaven
A History of Perisher and the Ski Resorts Along the Kosciuszko Road'

by Peter Southwell-Keely

REPRINTED by popular demand
Initial print run of 1,600 books sold out

Peter Southwell-Keely has produced a highly enjoyable read with a very balanced approach especially when one considers the enormous breadth and depth of the subject matter.  He has rightfully been showered with praise and the Society is absolutely delighted.  Beautifully presented with masses of appropriate photographs it is a delight and provides an instant gift solution for any snowsport enthusiast.

Contact us to get your copy!