Trove Detective: Samuel Young’s Diary: On Finally Reaching Jensens.

A Welcome Beacon in the Wilderness. Danebo Hotel, Martin’s Creek.¬†Courtesy: Centre for Gippsland Studies Pictures Collection, Monash University Research Repository¬†http://arrow.monash.edu.au/hdl/1959.1/70716 There was a beam to be removed at the crossing of the creek and the boy asks the child to get off and move it. This necessitates getting the only dry article, the saddle, wet.Continue reading “Trove Detective: Samuel Young’s Diary: On Finally Reaching Jensens.”

Trove Detective: Samuel Young’s Diary: A Dark & Stormy Night in the Gippsland Forest, 1902.

Cold Comfort in the Darkest Hour Bridge over Snowy River, Orbost (Harvey, 1890) SLVic H2009.100/119 After the child has put on his oldest clothes, the horses which are tethered outside the bank, are mounted and the brothers ride off at 6.15pm. The township of Orbost has about 400 people and there are about 200 farmsContinue reading “Trove Detective: Samuel Young’s Diary: A Dark & Stormy Night in the Gippsland Forest, 1902.”