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Newspaper clipping - Historians fight for historic tree by Anna Whitelaw

From the Collection of Greensborough Historical Society 34 Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty Victoria

Description
A4 printout of article from Banyule and Nillumbik Weekly. Colour photograph and text
Size
A4
Object Registration
067
Keywords
john batman, batman apple tree, flintoff family, greensborough historical society, noel withers, dennis ward
Historical information
Greensborough Historical Society are calling for a 170 year old apple tree once owned by John Batman to be given heritage protection.
When Made
27/09/2011
Made By
Banyule and Nillumbik Weekly (Publisher)
Significance
The "Batman apple tree' in Greensborough is believed to be the last existing tree from those brought to Victoria from Tasmania by John Batman. The tree was planted on the present site by the Flintoff family in 1841.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:13AM