Monday, April 23, 2012

DISCOVERY OF GOLD IN THE STREETS OF QUEANBEYAN


Another article proclaiming the discovery of gold in the district. This time Queanbeyan. If you live in Canberra's neighbouring New South Wales city of Queanbeyan you might have a fortune sitting right in front of your home. Apparently gold was literally discovered  in the street about 150 years ago. It's a find by a bloke named Bates...

Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser - Thursday 6 June 1861



Seems today to be right next to the Golf club...

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