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Parham (Port): Past and Present

Parham is a coastal town that historically was a thriving port that saw shipments of Adelaide Plains produce sent to Port Adelaide and cargo and passengers arriving. Popular with holidaymakers, Parham is also a regular destination for day trips to the beach for fishing and crabbing. Local schools and churches used to hold their sports days and picnics on the beach, while the Australian Defence Force still has close ties with it. Through displays, talks and child-friendly activities, the Dublin History Group members will share with you Parham’s interesting past and present, including the intriguing vehicles called ‘Jinkers’.

Presented by Dublin History Group

When

Sun 30 May, 1-5pm

Where

Dublin Institute, 9 Sixth St, Dublin

Price

By donation

Contact

Andrea Brow, 8529 2030, info@dublinhistorygroup.com.au

Info

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Connect

http://www.dublinhistorygroup.com.au/page/home.htm

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