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FERNTREE GULLY Ferntree Gully was home to the Wurundjeri Aboriginal tribe prior to European settlement. The abundance of Tree Ferns stretched from the Township to the National Park and picturesque scenery and lush flora started attracting recreational visitors from the 1870s. In 1882 the gully was set aside for public use. Throughout the 1880s the township began to grow, shops were established, as well as hotels, churches, and a primary school. With the arrival of the railway line (extended from Ringwood) in 1889, the area became more accessible to visitors. On 4 July 1969 the Shire of Knox was proclaimed a "City" and new offices were built on Burwood Highway Wantirna South where the offices are today. Biggin & Scott (Knox) Ferntree Gully Shop 8 /854 Burwood Highway Ferntree Gully (03) 9752 2889 ferntreegully@bigginscott.com.au

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Biggin & Scott Abode Magazine: April 20th 2019  

Biggin & Scott Abode Magazine: April 20th 2019