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Briefly about the Kingscote:

Present day Kingscote is the largest town on Kangaroo Island. It can trace its existence back to 27 July 1836 with the arrival of the Duke of York, making Kingscote South Australia’s first official European settlement. The Old Mulberry tree is a living relic from this time, it was planted soon after the first colonists [...]

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Week 32 – Visions of the future

The maritime portion of South Australia from surveys of Captn. Flinders and Col. Light, Survr Genl.

In South Australia In Kingscote Samuel Stephens takes advantage of the John Pirie sailing to Hobart to write to George Fife Angas, enclosing a copy of his private journal. The tone of this letter is somewhat defensive.  Stephens stresses that he has ‘had a great deal to contend with’, and admits that he may well [...]

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