New Acquisitions March 2020

Text: Jackie Mussared
Images: Jackie Mussared

  • Book: Adelaide Hills Sketchbook with the text by Max Lamshed and the drawings by Jeanette McLeod. The book has a number of sketches of the local landmarks and buildings.

No: 4553001

Photographs: In the 1990s Rik and Jill Ahlberg photographed a number of places in the Hills and donated the photos to MLDHS. A few of the photos were taken as part of the Stirling District Council’s Survey of Community Assets. The following are a small random selection of some of the photos they took.

The Old Bullock Track, Crafers, taken in 1993

No: 4554001

Kil-Lel, Waverley Ridge Road, Stirling, taken in 1993

No: 455001

Forest Lodge, Stirling, taken in 1995

No: 4556001

A liquid amber tree in the gardens of Beechwood, taken in 1994

No: 4558005

George Brown’s Cottage, Druids Ave, which is said to be the first house in Stirling, taken in 1994

No: 4559001

Draper’s Hall, Crafers, taken in 1995

No: 4560001

The Rest, Stirling, taken in 1995

No: 4562001

Kincraig, Sturt Valley Road, Stirling, taken in 1994

No: 4563001

Upper Sturt Soldiers’ Memorial Hall, taken in 1997

No: 4564001

Do you have any further knowledge of the items shown which have been recently acquired by the Society? Or do you know something about the people or places that are depicted?

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or drop into the History Centre at the Coventry Library, 63 Mount Barker Road, Stirling.