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Changes and continuations: the post-penal settlement of Tasman Peninsula


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MacFie, P (1986) Changes and continuations: the post-penal settlement of Tasman Peninsula. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, Tasman. pp. 97-106. ISSN 0080-4703

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The history of Tasman Peninsula during the initial post-penal period from 1877- 1914 is
presented and discussed. Settlement of the peninsula after the closure of Port Arthur prison
resulted in two distinct communities - one providing recreation facilities and services to
tourists and the other dependent on farming, orcharding, logging and fishing. During this
period Tasmanians began to come to terms with the convict history represented by Port Arthur,
with Eaglehawk Neck and Port Arthur becoming foci for the developing tourism industry.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 97-106
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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Edited by S.J. Smith. - Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania

Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2012 04:49
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:39
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