Tuesday, March 22, 2011

TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD 1924


A letter to the Editor dated 1924 penned by F Campbell grandson of Robert 'Merchant' Campbell (bio) of Duntroon describing the historical pronunciation of Canberra from a time when the area was known as 'Limestone Plains'. The letter ends with a description of the discovery of 'Piallago' which was to become Duntroon, today's Royal Military College...

The Sydney Morning Herald - 1 April 1924



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2 comments:

  1. Love the image.
    Keith.
    http://woodsrunnersdiary.blogspot.com/

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  2. The Duntroon Dairy 1830's. It's the first permanent building in the Territory Keith. It is built from stone from neighboring Mount Pleasant. It even has a well inside...

    A bit more info about the Dairy

    http://www.davesact.com/2010/05/duntroon-dairy.html

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