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Mount Alexander (Shire) Victoria Historical Markers

 
Maldon Athenaeum Library 1863 Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, November 27, 2005
Maldon Athenaeum Library 1863 Marker
Australia, Victoria (Mount Alexander (shire)), Maldon — 1 — Maldon Athenaeum Library 1863
The Mechanics’ Institute movement began in British urban industrial centres in the early 1800s. A “mechanic” was a person applying skills and technology. During the 19th century, most towns in Victoria established a Mechanics’ Institute . . . — Map (db m71068) HM
Australia, Victoria (Mount Alexander (Shire)), Maldon — Porcupine Flat Dredge
This bucket dredge was operated here by George Heywood, Eric Baumann and others, for about 30 years, until it was abandoned in 1984. It was one of the last dredges operated in Victoria. It is a relatively small bucket dredge, but is one of few to . . . — Map (db m70631) HM

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