National Trust Heritage Festival - Portland Book Launch

17 May 2020
  • 15:00 - 16:00

Shop 9, Pioneer Plaza, Portland, VIC 3305 View map

The publication ‘A postal history of Portland 1834-1934’ will be launched some 180 years after the opening of Portland’s first post office. View more.


About the listing

The publication ‘A postal history of Portland 1834-1934’ will be launched some 180 years after the opening of Portland’s first post office. Written by historian Bernard Wallace, this book considers how the mail came and went in the early years, pioneering postmasters, the early post offices, fascinating early letters, the impact of the telegraph, the first air mail and the centenary celebrations of 1934.

Presented by Portland WorkSkills and Portland Library.

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National Trust Heritage Festival - Portland Book Launch

17 May 2020
  • 15:00 - 16:00

Shop 9, Pioneer Plaza, Portland, VIC 3305 View map

Email: sbridgewater@glenelg.vic.gov.au