Historic Wangaratta

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Steve Hart, Dan Kelly’s mate, was nineteen when he was declared an outlaw. A sometime jockey, Steve was the son of a respectable Wangaratta family.

Ned Kelly: Australian Iron Outlaw | Hero | Legend

Steve Hart, Dan Kelly’s mate, was nineteen when he was declared an outlaw. A sometime jockey, Steve was the son of a respectable Wangaratta family.

January 2019 - Nick at Wangaratta: repost from @battypunk on Instagram

Battypunk and Sam on Instagram: “Nick meet Street Nick 😉”

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Wangaratta Brewery Ginger Beer all white stoneware ginger beer bottle. Fowler pottery. c1920s

Wangaratta Brewery Ginger Beer all white stoneware ginger beer bottle. Fowler pottery. c1920s

J. P. Yoxall, Wangaratta. Arm & Dagger trade mark. Torpedo Hamilton Bottle. c1890s-1900s.

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Wangaratta Railway Station, circa 1920. Inscription: Railway Station, Wangaratta. Description: Four horse drawn vehicles outside Wangaratta railway station. There appears to be a man with a child on the right. Location: Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia Date: circa 1920

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Answer the phone On this day ………… 9th March 1904 Great excitement was received in Wangaratta on this day in 1904 when the Telephone exchange opened. It had been wanted earlier, but the postal authorities had a policy of not providing an exchange unless there were fifteen subscribers for a day service and twenty five if a day […]

Answer the phone - Twisted History | Limelight Tours

On this day ………… 9th March 1904 Great excitement was received in Wangaratta on this day in 1904 when the Telephone exchange opened. It had been wanted earlier, but the postal authorities had a policy of not providing an exchange unless there were fifteen subscribers for a day service and twenty five if a day […]

Wangaratta in Wangaratta, VIC

Australia - Wangaratta - 2008

Wangaratta in Wangaratta, VIC

Auction 27 Preview | 168 | Yoxall Wangaratta Rutherglen Dickson Melbourne Lamont Bottles

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Trove Tuesday - Wangaratta 1863 - Part 3 #trovetuesday #Wangarattahistory

Trove Tuesday – Wangaratta 1863 – Part 3

Following on from the last Trove Tuesday we continue reading an account of Wangaratta published in the Ovens & Murray Advertiser (O&MA) in January 1863. As in all Australian cities, the pub…

Trove Tuesday - Wangaratta 1863 - Part 3 #trovetuesday #Wangarattahistory

Trove Tuesday – Wangaratta 1863 – Part 3

Following on from the last Trove Tuesday we continue reading an account of Wangaratta published in the Ovens & Murray Advertiser (O&MA) in January 1863. As in all Australian cities, the pub…

Donegal Relief Fund 1858 #trovetuesday #Wangaratta #history #Catholic

The Donegal Relief Fund 1858

Research of our Irish forebears is difficult most of the time. Late civil registration in Ireland, an English, Anglican leaning aristocracy in Australia that thought recording someone as being born…

Auction 25 Preview | 461 | Wangaratta Brewery Ye Old English Style Ginger Beer

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Auction 25 Preview | 461 | Wangaratta Brewery Ye Old English Style Ginger Beer

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Sepia Saturday – A quartet of hotels

Choosing images for this week’s Sepia Saturday was quite easy. The challenge was to show a quartet of photos using the themes of towns, hotels or main streets. I knew immediately that I wante…

Trove Tuesday - Wangaratta 1863 - Part 2 #trovetuesday #Wangarattahistory

Trove Tuesday – Wangaratta 1863 – Part 2

Following on from the last Trove Tuesday we continue reading an account of Wangaratta published in the Ovens & Murray Advertiser (O&MA) in January 1863. A tannery has been lately establishe…

On This Day in Wangaratta – 15th June 1930. Famous aviatrix Amy Johnson makes a visit

On This Day in Wangaratta - 15th June 1930 ~ Conversations with Grandma

On this day in Wangaratta the famous female aviator Amy Johnson landed at Bowser. The landing was quite a coup for the town as Wangaratta was the only stopover on her route from Canberra to Melbourne. Newspaper reports put the crowd at 17,000! These images were taken by local photographer G. E. (Godfrey Ernest) Roberts and …