History of Shepparton
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (114 pages)
Year: (1938) 2008
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
Local histories are a fabulous resource for all sorts of history of places, ocals and anecdotes, and this history of Shepparton in Victoria is no different.
Written and produced in 1938 to commemorate 100 years of progress, this book begins in 1838 with the explorers Hawdon and Bonney who were the first white men to enter Shepparton. This is followed by the squatters and their land, the towns beginnings, the development of transport, personalities and industry, public utilities, businesses and professions, education, banks, churches and societies, hospitals and sporting clubs.
A wealth of history both in text and photographs, this is a must for anyone with an interest in the district.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
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