Old Ballarat East
Here is what Eureka Stockade Pool/Dam once looked like. The image is from the Rose Series of Postcards and can be located in the Gold Museum Fitzgerald Collection. Click on it to be taken to the original source.
Now we have concrete boxes and no trees. Not bagging it, given its one of the few community resources in the East, however imagine if we had had a long term plan for this once beautifully natural place. This image is from the same collection. Click on it to be taken to the original source.
What a beautiful place it was, trees and shade and space. Click on it to be taken to the original source.
Did you swim here, have memories to share in the comments?