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Black and white photograph of two storey-ashlar sandstone house, built by Alexander Orr by 1845

Archaeology, Week 2

Investigations are beginning to reveal Montpelier Retreat's past. Over the past week, archaeologists have uncovered the foundations for Alexander Orr's house and outbuildings. Sarah McGuinness, one of the site supervisors, explains what they have uncovered. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9wWen552Mc&feature=youtu.be Orr arrived in Van Diemen’s Land in 1828 and bought the site...

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