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Trades Hall on Lygon St, Carlton, is one of Melbourne’s most historically important sites. It is Australia’s oldest and largest Trades Hall and a symbol of the importance of organised labour within Australian society in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Melbourne’s first trams were not powered by electricity, or by a cable, but by horses. There were in the early days a number of horse tram routes in Melbourne, including one that ran through Royal Park to the entrance of the Zoo.Read More