Monthly Archives: November 2013

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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