This Day in History: 1953-10-17

The Governor Lieut.-General Sir Charles Gairdner officially opened the Toodyay Agricultural Society’s Centenary Agricultural Show at the Showgrounds. The Hon. Lady (Evelyn) Gairdner also attended. That year was the centenary of the founding of the Society, and it was the Society’s 95th Show.

Toodyay herald, 22 Oct. 1953, p.1.
West Australian, 19 Oct. 1953, p.3.