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Postcards: Stories from the Mornington Peninsula... Coolstores allowed growers to preserve their fruit crops for longer, before shipping it to Melbourne and even overseas. The Tyabb Cool Store was built in 1914. ...
Stories of a time in history when holidaying was a grand pastime, and when special and unique places in Victoria began to be appreciated, celebrated and shared in that iconic mode of communication: the picture postcard.
Inspired by postcards in their collections, eight historical societies developed themes to explore the history of the Mornington Peninsula.
This story is based on a touring exhibition which was initiated by the Mornington Peninsula Local History Network and the Mornington Peninsula Shire.