Peter Gallienne Grut: The Brothers Grut: part 2

Peter Gallienne Grut was born on the south bank of the Yarra in 1857. His father, also Peter, bought land at the corner of Bridge Street East and Esplanade East in 1868/69. Peter grew up in a single-storey wooden cottage built on part of this land, described at various times as having either four or five rooms. Later, Peter and his family lived … [Read More...]

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Port Talks – Listening Party

Earlier today at the Port Melbourne Trugo Club we gathered around the radio as City of Port Phillip Mayor, Cr Bernadene Voss (left) officially launched our latest project Port Talks. Port Talks distills highlights from the Society's audio-archive into three ten minute podcasts covering the theme of the Depression - a time of great hardship in … [Read More...]

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Historic Port Melbourne Calendar

2018 Historic Port Melbourne Calendar Historic sPort Melbourne   In the twenty-first edition of the Historic Port Melbourne calendar we are delighted to welcome noted sports historian Terry Keenan as guest writer.  He has succeeded in just twelve pages to touch on almost the full range of sports enjoyed in the Borough.  It's a big subject to … [Read More...]

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