Mary Potter’s Nature Notes from 1918

Our guest speaker at the May 2019  meeting was Christine Grayden, of the Phillip Island Historical Society, who is also the past curator of Churchill Island.

Christine read some entries from Mary Potter’s Nature Notes. In 1918, Mary Potter (1854-1943, daughter of Thomas and Catherine Anderson) wrote down her memories of the birds and animals that she saw during her youth in the San Remo, Bass River and Phillip Island region. It was really interesting. You can read her notes here – and see a photo of Mrs Potter, here –…/phillip-island-and-di…

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