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Moolap: Timeline

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Some events in the history of Moolap :-

Pre-European SettlementArea inhabited by Bengalat balug (Clan) of the Wathaurong Tribe
1802First European explorers.
January : Lieutenant John Murray
April : Captain Matthew Flinders
1803 - 1835William Buckley the first European living in the area
1854Whitehorse Hotel operating on the corner of Queenscliff Road and Whitehorse Road
1855Moolap Inn operating on the corner of Moolap Station Road and Bellarine Highway
1855Parsonage built on a site near the present State School
1858United Methodists Free Church chapel built
1877Moolap State School No. 1143 opened
1882 16 occupiers using Moolap address
1888 Cheetham Saltworks established

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 May 2009 23:23  

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