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Photograph - Mt Dandenong Post Office Near Blythes Road

From the Collection of Mt Dandenong & District Historical Society Inc. Farndons Community Hall 42 Falls Road Mt Dandenong Victoria

Description
Black and white photograph of Dower's house and shop built on the corner of Old Coach Road and Farndons Road in Mt Dandenong. A boy with a bicycle can be seen at the LHS edge of the photograph and the Mt Dandenong State School building directly behind the shop.
Size
12.5 X17.5 jpeg 279
Object Registration
MTD0078
Keywords
dower, will dower, mt dandenong, mt dandenong school, mt dandenong store, mt dandenong post office, ruby dower, ada dower
Historical information
The Mt Dandenong Post Office & Store was originally built by Will Dower. The house and shop was built in 1912 and staffed by Ruby and Ada Dower. It became the Post Office in 1917 when Lil Badenhop sold her business following the death of her daughter Myrtle. The Post Office and Store closed in 1926 when the new premises opened on the Main Road.
Last updated
3 Apr 2018 at 7:09AM