This Day in History: 1901-03-06

The first National Show opened in the Queen’s Hall, Perth, featuring agricultural produce from around the State. Toodyay was one of 12 districts in the South-West that entered displays. Toodyay producers winning prizes included J.H. Twine (barley and rye), C. Cook (pumpkins), “Cooringa district (pears)”, C.J. Lloyd (peaches and wine grapes), and Coorinja Vineyard (Constantia wine, Hermitage wine).

West Australian, 1 Mar. 1904, p.4.
Western mail, 16 Mar. 1901, p.10.