Our History

Richard Carruthers

Richard Carruthers, one of Strathalbyn’s best known residents, was a former Council Member and Mayor twice.

He gifted 12 acres of land to the Strathalbyn Agricultural Society, which have been used as the town’s Show Grounds

Showgrounds History and Official Opening

This article appeared in the Southern Argus
on 20 October 1910

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