Prospect 1872-1972: A Portrait of a City (Paperback)

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 162 pages
Author: M. Lamshed
Year: (1972) 2007
ISBN: 9780646472720
Publisher: Prospect Library

First published in 1972, the Prospect Local History Group have now issued a facsimile reprint of Max Lamshed's book 'Prospect 1872-1972'. The suburb of Prospect, lying immediately north of Adelaide, played a key local government role and growth of the region. This definitive book on the history of Prospect, provides details on the link through the parklands, the width of Prospect Road, the northern boundary and the dominance of the central suburb over the collection of suburbs that make up the City of Prospect.

Covering topics such as: early settlers, industry and business, trains and trams, education, prison break-outs, community organisations and more. The Prospect Local History Group has compiled an index to this book, which wasn't included in the original book. Includes many photos of persons and places in the area.

Cost of the book: $20.00 (postage $6.50 per book in Australia)
For posting overseas, please contact the group

This title can be ordered direct from:

Prospect Local History Group
c/- Prospect Library
PO Box 171
Prospect, SA 5082
Phone: (08) 8342 8170

Payment must be made in Australian dollars, and can be paid by cheque or money order.

Please make the payment out to "Friends of Prospect Library - Prospect Local History Group".

First Probings
The Village
Little Adelaide
Early Inns
A Haunted Castle
Jerry-Built Era
On its Own Feet
On Wheels
Electric Trams
Growing Up
Light in Darkness
Gathering Momentum
Town Status
Local Government
Prison Break
Stormwater Problems
North Road Cemetery
Music and the Arts
In Parliament
Prospect Profiles
Ovals and Reserves
Sports in Many Phases
Community Organisations
Strong Religious Pulse
Rise of Industry
Modern Outlook
Members of Council

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