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History Month in the Tatiara – ‘The Story Behind the Photo’

History Month in the Tatiara – ‘The Story Behind the Photo’

Tuesday June 3rd 2014 An interesting competition made up part of the recent History Month activities happening across the Tatiara. As an initiative of the Bordertown Library, a writing competition…

History Month – Mundulla Cemetery Walk, Sunday 18th May 2014

History Month – Mundulla Cemetery Walk, Sunday 18th May 2014

Tuesday 20th May 2014 As part of History Month in the Tatiara, two guided walks were held of the Mundulla Cemetery, one on Wednesday the 14th May and one on…

Is Our Famous Cake Really a New Zealander!

Is Our Famous Cake Really a New Zealander!

The Lamington was invented in New Zealand, new research proves apparently, ‘beyond doubt’ This watercolour painting shows the coconut covered cake is not really Australian and is only an imitation…

Opening of the Border Railway – ‘The Adelaide Register’ Monday May 3rd 1886

Opening of the Border Railway – ‘The Adelaide Register’ Monday May 3rd 1886

The Register Adelaide: Monday, May 3, 1886. OPENING OF THE BORDER RAILWAY The ceremony of opening for traffic the railway between Adelaide and the Victorian Border was successfully accomplished on…

‘Flour Mill Opened in Wolseley’ – The Adelaide Register February 20th 1884

‘Flour Mill Opened in Wolseley’ – The Adelaide Register February 20th 1884

OPENING OF A FLOURMILL AT WOLSELEY [From our own Correspondent.] Messrs. John Dunn & Co.s flourmill was opened at Wolseley on Friday by Mr. John Dunn, M.L.C., in presence of…

History Month Writer’s Competition

History Month Writer’s Competition

History Month  – May 2013 Bordertown Library Writers Competition “Touched by History” Winners Announced Congratulations to : Primary Section: Caitlin Conlon Secondary Section: Grace Langley Open Section: Bill Hunt Winning…

Headstones Smashed at Penola Cemetery

Headstones Smashed at Penola Cemetery

Tuesday, 28th May 2013 Extensive damage caused at the Penola Cemetery Police are investigating an incident where extensive damage was caused to headstones at the Penola Cemetery on Cemetery Road,…

Open Day at Police Academy as SAPOL commemorates 175 years

Open Day at Police Academy as SAPOL commemorates 175 years

28th April 2013 To commemorate 175 years of service to the community, South Australia Police (SAPOL), are holding an Open Day at the South Australia Police Academy, Strathfield Terrace, Taperoo,…

Origin of the Bordertown White Kangaroos

Origin of the Bordertown White Kangaroos

2011 The Bordertown Wildlife Park was developed in 1968 and initially held a selection of Australian Wildlife; grey kangaroo’s, emu’s, ducks and other native animals. Mr Lindsey Smith and his…