Another article proclaiming the discovery of gold in the district. This time Queanbeyan. If you live in Canberra's neighbouring New South Wales city of Queanbeyan you might have a fortune sitting right in front of your home. Apparently gold was literally discovered in the street about 150 years ago. It's a find by a bloke named Bates...
Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser - Thursday 6 June 1861
National Library of Australia
Seems today to be right next to the Golf club...
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