Searching Coromandel Valley’s history

Monday 21 April 2014

Searching Coromandel Valley’s history

Presented by David Wyatt

David’s talk will present some aspects of Coromandel Valley history that prepare the way for the bus tour to take place in History Month (May) 2014. In the course of his address he will focus on some of the early European pioneers and their colonial homes, land use in the Valley over time and highlights of the Valley’s golden age when it was a commercial precinct of some importance.

David is currently Secretary of the Coromandel Valley & Districts Branch of the National Trust and a Volunteer at the Mitcham Heritage Research Centre. His professional background and career has been in the teaching of literature and academic administration in South Australia’s tertiary education sector. His interest in the history of Coromandel Valley has seen him develop, amongst other things, detailed databases relating to property transactions and school enrolments.

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Searching Coromandel Valley’s history

Presented by David Wyatt

David’s talk will present some aspects of Coromandel Valley history that prepare the way for the bus tour to take…

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