Shopkeeping in the Bush

Interviewee: Ursula O'Brien
Location: Tumbarumba
Theme: People

Long before the days of self-serve, the girls from the Laurel Hill Store and Post Office left home early on Monday morning and served in the shop of a mill town, measuring out flour and other goods and returning home on late Friday. Just imagine having your groceries delivered by horse and cart or buying from an Indian Hawker?

Stage 5 Education Resource: Shopkeeping in the Bush - Tumbarumba (PDF, 208.9 KB)

Museum: Pioneer Women's Hut