Monday, January 31, 2011

THE FOUNDING OF CANBERRA - VIDEO


Some wonderful old film footage of the establishment of Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory after Federation. Scenes of the yet undeveloped 'Limestone Plains' of present day Canberra and the laying of the foundation stone in 1913. Courtesy the National Film and Sound Archive. (1 min 33 sec)



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