Friday 24 November 2017

Digging For More History Under A,B,C Sheds

The Queen Victoria market has plenty of history associated with it, but it would seem there is room for more as archaeological digs currently underway search for old buildings and social activity prior to the market under Sheds A,B and C.

The photo above shows archaeologists using hand tools to reveal old structures.

And this photo shows evidence of footings for the Volunteer Rifle Corps Orderly Room prior to the 1870's.

More detail can be found in this Herald-Sun Article on Thursday - 

Preliminary excavations have found evidence of a 19th century military drill hall facing Victoria St, while the hunt is on for the remains of a temperance ...