LOCAL HISTORY

Agnes Buntine: A Remarkable Life

Agnes Buntine: A Remarkable Life

Agnes Buntine, a pioneering spirit, journeyed from Scotland to Gippsland, overcoming challenges and shaping Australia’s early history.

Alberton Cemetery

Alberton Cemetery

The picturesque Alberton Cemetery is one of Victoria’s oldest and most historically significant graveyards. Commissioner Charles Tyers surveyed the site in 1846 however, the first recorded burial at the cemetery was that of Robert McClure who died in 1842. Folklore has it that older carved wooden grave markers dated 1823 & 1833 existed on the...

Port Albert – The Oldest Port

Port Albert – The Oldest Port

Long isolated by steep forested mountain ranges to the east and north, swamps to the west and an inhospitable coastline the Gippsland area was bypassed by early European explorers.  Unknown to Tasman as he sailed south, around Van Diemen’s land in 1642, merely sighted at its eastern extremity by Cook in 1770, its shoreline skirted by both Bass...

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