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There are also a number of members who have had long term connections to the history of the district and have been able to provide an excellent recall about people, places and events that have occurred. The items on display and the contents of the research archives are preserved for the use and enjoyment of the community and visitors.

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old mill

Old Mill, Portarlington, 1880s.


Title reads 'Farming on the Black Hills Property. Onion crop 1932 season. Over 3000 bags moved by horse power'.

Drysdale Asparagus Factory, 1930