Fallbrook and Playfair Playfairville 101– Names Names Names

Fallbrook and Playfair Playfairville 101– Names Names Names



Perth Courier, July 16, 1926, July 23, 1926 and July 30, 1926

Early Settlement of Fallbrook and Playfair

The following is a paper prepared by Mrs. George Kerr and read at a meeting of the Fallbrook Women’s Institute.  The first installment appears this week and the balance will follow in the next two issues.

The modern historian has to a great degree discarded the old idea that the history of a country consists of treaties and invasions, etc., with their dates in detail.  He seeks rather to give us an insight into the social life of the common people and to make us acquainted with their struggles to better their social, moral and material conditions.  The object in preparing this article is to briefly and plainly sketch the early settlement of our community of Fallbrook and Playfair for the younger generation.

By the phrase “early settlement” we refer to the…

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