September 24, 2019

At our last gathering held on Tuesday 10 September, we all brought something to share – we saw a couple of very special treasures from youth, a Tasmanian Tiger’s bone found in Portarlington, a writing book from 1906, Prize Cerificates from an early Geelong owned wine c...

September 14, 2019

Ralph Martin lived mainly in Portarlington and Drysdale in an era of steam traction engines and innovative (but primitive) threshing machines and chaff cutters and mobile huts (see first image) all pulled in series by linked chains along rudimentary dirt roads at top s...

September 6, 2019

The tea gardens and recreational picnic area at Point Henry was a business that went through “boom and bust” cycles. They suffered from the shallow waters and the need to tranship passengers from the larger steamers with the consequent tragic dangers

The gardens were kn...

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