Historical information

Primitive Bowls started in Ancient Egypt, and the common form has remained very popular throughout the 20th century, with the popularity waning in the 21st century.


Powelltown had a very vibrant community with many recreational, activities, Bowls, cricket, football, tennis, swimming, and dances, held at powelltown and Yarra Junction. The community built their own facilitys. they also built tennis courts and a picture theater/hall at Gilderoy

Physical description

03052 Bowling club 1900 Powelltown.
Upper Yarra Shire 1888-1988 Centenary collection. Black & white Negative, scanned at 600 dpi