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Tuesday, 17 June 2008

Gregory Blaxland born in 17th June 1778

Today we celebrate the birth of Gregory Blaxland, an English explorer who was born in Fordwich and spent a great tiem in Australia.
He not only led an expedition to the Blue Mountains but also was one of the first settlers to introduce grapes for wine making in Australia.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday to Gregory. The US was almost 2 yrs old when he was born!