Lillydale Lake Militia. On a high point overlooking the Lillydale Lake, a detailed illustrated display gives the history of Monash Militia Camp. A bronze plaque mounted upon a boulder tells the history between the 7th and 14th of February 1914, when 3000 citizen soldiers arrived at the site for a week long camp of instruction as part of the compulsory universal training scheme.
At the entrance in Melba Avenue, to the former David Mitchell Estate, (lime mine) a plaque on each of the two gate posts lists all employees who served during WW2. The mine is now closed, but the plaques will remain.
The WW2 gate plaques at the entrance to the now closed lime mine.
In the refreshment rooms at Lilydale railway station, there is a framed roll of honour listing the names of 14 members of the Victorian Railways Gasfitters who volunteered for active service in the "Great European War" in 1915. The rooms are now closed to the public.
While not 'must see' tourist attractions, looking at an areas past history can be very interesting and educational. It may even show our children that there is more in the world other than what is on their iPad.