Monday, September 13, 2010

THE BIRTH OF CANBERRA - VIDEO

Film footage of the declaration of Canberra and Australia's troops parading.


"Across the Molonglo River on a clear autumn day in 1913 Australia's new capital was announced. Lord Denman, the Governor General laid the foundation stone and Lady Denman declared the name to be Canberra..."



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