Rook Walk centenary event

100 YEARS ON: Mount Gambier History Group member Lynn Lowe hopes to find more stories and memorabilia from the construction of the Rook Walk as part of its centenary celebrations.

THE Mount Gambier History Group and Mount Gambier City Council have called on the community to share stories of their family history to celebrate the centenary of Rook Walk – the city’s largest-ever working bee.

The construction of Rook Walk saw Mount Gambier come to a standstill on November 27, 1918, as more than 2000 people assembled at the Blue Lake to take part in the greatest one-day community effort in the city’s history.

Rook Walk was built as part of


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