Monday, February 14, 2011

CANBERRA'S FIRST EXPLORER


The story of Captain Mark Currie (bio) and his exploration of #Canberra. Opening up today's Tuggeranong region he named the area Isabella's Plain before continuing to discover the Murrumbidgee river and open the way to the Monaro. Currie was accompanied on his journey by Major John Ovens (bio) and the bushman Joseph Wild (bio)...

The Sydney Morning Herald - 9 May 1927


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