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The Springbank Island Archaeological Project

Ricardi, Pamela; Wright, Duncan; Dowling, Peter; Haberle, Simon; Kamminga, Johan; Johnston, Dave; Goyne, Rohan


This paper presents the results of recentarchaeological investigations carried out on the3.64ha Springbank Island, located within the West Basin of Lake Burley Grifn. This was the location for 'Springbank Homestead', the earliest owner occupiedhomestead in present day Canberra. It was also in a region of signicance for Traditional Owners. The following sections provide historical and archaeologicalinformation about a site that continues to be a popularmeeting place for the Canberra community.

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Canberra Historical Journal


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