Historical information

The double-storey homestead with 1920s Arts and Crafts styling was built by A.K.T. (Albert Keaston Trenavin) Sambell, the the island’s first shire president. It sits just above the original site of the homestead of the pioneering McHaffie brothers, the Island’s first settlers.



Physical description

Large black and white photograph of a flat topped cart with no sides, pulled by 2 draught horses. Water tank on stand in rural background & people sitting on the cart. 3 women wearing hats and 4 boys, one holding a cricket bat.

Inscriptions & markings

Off to the Nobbies for a day's picnic - 1917 from "Trenavin Park". Keaston Sambell driving. Sitting behind him - Betty Parker and on side of vehicle from left.-May Lambert, Jim Patterson, Jim Blake, Carmen Sambell, Bill Sambell.