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Colourful Tales of Old Gippsland
Author: John Wells

ISBN: 9780949449092
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1 November 2003
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.5
Description:
John Wells himself a Gippslander, has discovered through his own meticulous research and by talking with those who remember both the hard times and the 'good old days' a wealth of fascinating information about the area's history and its people. We are shown the early prospectors who left their mark in 'Mt Misery'; the hardy farmers like Angus McMillan, who established a cattle trade through Port Albert; those who explored unknown country; those who chased dreams of gold, and those who made fortunes from the discovery of coal. Many of the early settlers who made Gippsland what it is today might even be regarded as a little eccentric. There is, for example, Solomon Kinsley, who lived in a log. There is the prospector who, when his clothes wore out, made himself a suit of tin. And there is Mrs Harris, who struggled to transport a grand piano across rough country by bullock dray so that her daughters might have the chance to grow up as 'ladies'. Some are remembered for their bravery and initiative-like Joseph Gellibrand, who pushed through unexplored dry bush in the middle of an 1830s heat wave. But equally deserving of remembrance are the unsung heroes and heroines: ...

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