Sunday, January 30, 2011

CANBERRA'S FIRST EXPLORER


Another clipping about Captain Mark Currie (bio) discoverer of modern day Tuggeranong in the Australian Capital Territory. The 1823 expedition discovered the Murrumbidgee River somewhere around present day Pine Island and named the Tuggeranong area Isabella's Plain before opening the way to the Monaro...

The Sydney Morning Herald - 9 May 1927


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