Bendigo was declared a city 150 years ago today, but it was tiny

Tom O'Callaghan
By Tom O'Callaghan
Updated July 17 2021 - 11:37pm, first published 6:00pm
THE EARLY YEARS: A view of Bendigo from the top of St. Paul's tower, looking south west in 1875. Picture: COURTESY OF THE STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA

This story is part of the Bendigo Advertiser's special feature to mark this weekend's 150th anniversary of Bendigo being declared a city and discover more about the people who called it home in 1871.

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Tom O'Callaghan

Tom O'Callaghan

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