Sunday, November 21, 2010

BRINDABELLA HOMESTEAD - VIDEO


Located in the Brindabella Valley west of Canberra is the historic Brindabella homestead, home once to Authors  Miles Franklin (bio) and Gwen Meredith (bio). The historic property is today up for sale.

The expansive "Brindabella" Station was named by Aboriginal people with the meaning of "two kangaroo rats". Originally known as an outstation of "Yarralumla" in the Australian Capital Territory, Brindabella was first established by Joseph Franklin and his family when they settled there in 1861. Thomas Franklin built the first homestead. The following video gives us a glimpse of the homesteads history...


The Brindabella Station website is here

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2 comments:

  1. Lovely looking country, and water! Good one.
    Keith.
    http://woodsrunnersdiary.blogspot.com/

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