Exploring the History of the Snowy Mountains

Exploring the History of the Snowy Mountains

The history of the Snowy Mountains has rolled out over thousands of years. The land provided sustenance and a spiritual home to two aboriginal tribes, the Ngarigo and Walgal people. Europeans arrived in the early 1800s, drawn by the distinctly changing seasons and rich soil. Grazing gave way to a gold rush in 1859, which in turn signalled the start of the ski industry...

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