Mount Gambier 'The Garden of the State': Official Souvenir

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (122 pages)
Year: (1926) 2007
ISBN: 9781921081545
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

This little book was issued by the committee as a souvenir as part of the 'back to Mount Gambier' celebrations in its jubilee year, 1926. It is written as a short account of the history of Mount Gambier and district in South Australia, and includes information on its discovery and foundation, the subdivision of the land, growth of the town, the first newspaper, municipal history, churches, schools and descriptions of the beauty of the area.

Several photos of places throughout the Mount Gambier district and of people who were prominent in its history are also included in the book.

The book contains a proud, informative account of Mount Gambier, the Garden of the State and its history.

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

Click here to download a file of sample pages from this book. Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive. The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s. Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.


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