Monday, April 24, 2017

First Creek Research

The Burnside Library history room has some great resources, am reading FIVE CREEKS of the River Torrens by J.W. Warburton. She also wrote The Paddocks Beneath, A History of Burnside from the Beginning, (of white settlement it needs to say!). There are many old photos to investigate. From a quick read it looks like there were damaging floods in 1889, 1931 and 1981.

    First Creek flowing through Hazelwood Park, 1936, photo by Mr Shearer photographer.

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