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.
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 […]
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…
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 …