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To Canberra in the Seventies [Newspaper Article] — The Federal Capital Pioneer Magazine — 20 August 1927

To Canberra in the Seventies By DB. F. W. ROBINSON, University of Queensland. Between the Canberra of fifty years ago, and even ,of five years ago, there was no very great difference. Now all is changed. The few landmarks of old Canberra in the rolling plain are already hidden in the complex be- ginnings of the new city, and with the new things comes also a new spirit. The past, if it lives at all,- must do so more and more in memory, and with the help of the printed page. Herein lies the interest of the old letter journal written fifty-five years ago, from which a few pages are added below. It con- tains the very simple story of a visit to Can berra Rectory in 1872, not the "olcT red brick building in its park, which till recently bore the name, but Acton House, the pioneer residence of the Canberra district. The writer was Stanley Howard, a young English- man, who came out to Australia for the sake of his health, and was invited up to Canben aby by the Rev. Pierce GaUiard Smith, R...

Publication Title: Federal Capital Pioneer Magazine, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: ACT, Australia
Early Exploration From Sydney to Canberra [Newspaper Article] — The Federal Capital Pioneer Magazine — 20 August 1927

Early Exploration From Sydney to Canberra By R. H. CAMBAGE, C.M.G., F.L.S. Governor Phillip arrived in Sydney in 1788, and by 1795 the district of Camden was reached, for here were found the progeny of the few head of cattle which strayed off soon after the settlement at Sydney was started, hence the locality around the Nepean became known as the Cow Pastures. In 1798 a number of prisoners had been led to believe (to use Governor Hunter's words) "that there was a colony of white people at no very great distance in the back country 150 or 200 miles-where there was abundance of every sort of provision without the neces- sity of so much labor." Finding it difficult to convince them to the contrary, Hunter de- cided to allow them to select a few of their own number to make an attempt to reach this desirable land, and he sent with them some soldiers and a guide named John Wilson, a former prisoner, who had later spent much of his time in the bush among the blacks. When somewhere between ...

Publication Title: Federal Capital Pioneer Magazine, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: ACT, Australia
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