15 September, 2016

September 15 #OnThisDay in #Dunolly & District #History



1865 The Little Britain Company, at Gooseberry Hill, obtained 60 ozs of gold from seven loads of washdirt which was purchased by the Bank of Victoria.
*With no sign of the only gay in the village*


1882 A meeting of the Vine and Fruit Growers Association was held in the Town Hall to frame rules and elect officers and a committee; there was a great interest in the proceedings and success of the association seems assured.


1887 Two men working on the Dunolly to Inglewood railway line unearthed a nugget worth more than 1000 pounds.


1932 14 pounds and 2 bags of registered mail was stolen from the Dunolly Railway Station office.


2016 While creek levels had dropped further rain and winds threatened further flooding across the district.

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