Historical information

The Queen's journey through Lilydale and district during her Australian tour, 1954


Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh passed through Lilydale by train 6 March 1954 on their way to Warburton. Residents along the route turned out to see the royal couple. The royal visit made such an impression that it is still vividly remembered six decades later.

Physical description

Stapled booklet with white cover; b&w photo of floral banner 'Lilydale' with group of men and women

Inscriptions & markings

In ink on front cover: 'Donated to Mt Evelyn History Group by Anthony McAleer 23/5/09'

Mt Evelyn History Group stamp on front cover.