Category Archives: Research
If you know anything about this topic and have something to add, I’d welcome your input. Please correct any errors too. Joseph Pennington I’m jotting this down with the thought that I ought to explore this story sometime. Joseph Pennington … Continue reading
CLICK HERE… This extended article contains original research on No.1 Farm. It ties together the whole exciting story of the farm, together with its tragedies and surprises!
The Story So Far…… Well you should know a fair bit about The Old AACo Road from Karuah to Tahlee(et v.v.) by now. However, if you’ve looked at The First Walk Booklet back in 2010, you’ll see that back then, … Continue reading
What Can You See? Following the logic that the early maps indicate that there was some pretty feverish activity at the top of Yalimbah Creek, let’s look there! These days, the luxury of Google Earth pictures lets us … Continue reading
Further Clues … What do the documents say? As is mentioned above, one of the fascinating aspects of The Australian Agricultural Company for historians is the paper trail that was left. Not only were despatches regularly sent back and … Continue reading
Here are some pictures that give a bit of perspective on the corduroy section of the road. The Google Earth view shows the corduroy section crossing the salt marsh to the site of the old Yalimbah Creek Bridge. It would … Continue reading
Figure 1: c1830 convict built Tahlee to Karuah Corduroy road (PSC), photograph Garry Smith Whilst remains of corduroy roads in Australia have been found, they are almost exclusively 20th Century in origin. If archaeological research indicates that this corduroy … Continue reading
Robert Dawson, the first Chief Agent of The Australian Agricultural Company was a man of great vision and perception. His wonderful treatise The Present State of Australia; a description of the country, its adavantages and prospects with reference to emigration: … Continue reading
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