La Trobe's Cottage in Melbourne, Australia

Published Apr 30 2021 at 4:00 PM GMT
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  • La Trobe's Cottage is the former home of Victoria's first"Lieutenant-Governor, Charles Joseph La Trobe.
  • The former governor has a river, university, and other locations named in his honor around the region.
  • His early residence, a prefabricated building, was shipped from Britain and constructed in 1839.
  • This unique cottage was first constructed in Jolimont, not far from where the Melbourne Cricket Grounds now stand.
  • Today, the cottage can be found in Kings Domain near the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Shrine.




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  • Published Apr 30, 2021 4:00 PM GMT