As a member of the PMHPS I would like to say I'm 91 years young.
Home birth was very common in 1924 when I was born at 36 Princes Street, Port Melbourne. I lived in this house for 22 years until I got married in July 1947.
The photo of me shows a model van with Swallow and Ariell’s “Uneeda” painted
on the side.
The second photo is of … [Read More...]
From the Collection - Port Melbourne Festival Posters (various catalogue nos)
A selection of posters from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s promoting the Port Melbourne Festival
Port has a long-standing tradition of an annual community festival usually held over a weekend in summer. At times it has been held in JL Murphy Reserve, Bay Street and … [Read More...]
Set of six self-guided walks around old Port Melbourne
Updated - 2016
1 - Beach to Borough: Liardet's Beach and Early Sandridge
2 - Along the Vanishing Lagoon
3 - Steamers & Streamers: The Piers at Port Melbourne
4 - From Pier to Fountain: Browsing Bay Street
5 - Historic Housing Schemes of Garden City
6 - Beacon Cove to Webb … [Read More...]