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Port Julia
Title : Port Julia Port Julia
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Creator : Wenmouth, Bernice M.; photographer
Date of creation : ca. 1970
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 150 x 215 mm
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :

A boat on the beach at Port Julia.

12 kilometres north of the resort town of Port Vincent, Port Julia is a 'tiny holiday town' with a resident population of just over 300. 

But this reputation as a sleepy town belies its history. For just over one hundred years, the town was a thriving port, carrying wheat and barley across the St Vincent Gulf to Port Adelaide. 

Now better known as a great location for fishing and crabbing, Port Julia is home to campgrounds, a heritage-listed jetty and a variety of bird and animal life.
Period : 1946-1979
Place : Port Julia
Region : Yorke Peninsula
Further reading :
Collins, Neville. The jetties of South Australia: past and present, Woodside, S.A.: Neville Collins, 2005

Cook, Diana. The Striding years: a history of the Minlaton District Council area, Minlaton, S. Aust.: Minlaton District Council?, 1980
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