The lost metropolitan centre of New South Wales: resolving the unfulfilled claims about Eden, 1843-1920 Hartig, Kate; Waitt, Gordon

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Hartig, Kate ; Waitt, Gordon
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Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society
Eden (N.S.W.) - History.; Ports; Whaling
The port town of Eden in New South Wales, Australia, remained modest in size despite popular beliefs that it would become a large, busy city. Its geographic location made it ideal for a safe harbor and human settlement. However, financial mismanagement of local businesses and lack of roads and railways left social and economic expectations of Eden unfulfilled.
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