150 years ago: from civilisation to fisticuffs in Wagga Wagga

150 years ago: from civilisation to fisticuffs in Wagga Wagga

1870 was momentous year for Wagga Wagga, with its declaration as a Borough, three floods in three months, and the first town council election. The night after the election, the Mechanics’ Institute held a genteel Entertainment for the citizens of Wagga, but the combination of politics and a particularly witty performance proved too much for one audience member… Continue reading 150 years ago: from civilisation to fisticuffs in Wagga Wagga