Ox­ley Plough­ing Match, 1872

Ovens & Murray Advertiser - - REGIONAL EXTRA -

THERE was noth­ing like a plough­ing match to draw a crowd of spec­ta­tors, and one of the big­gest matches of its time was held on Septem­ber 27, 1872 in Ox­ley.

Be­tween 600-700 peo­ple gath­ered at Tea Gar­den Creek, on Mr P Skeane’s farm, to see the best plough­men in the district at work.

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