Waiting for the arrival of Governor Carmichael outside the Mansfield Shire Hall, 1911
Item Number: 129
A crowd outside the Mansfield Shire Hall waiting for the arrival of the Governor, His Excellency Sir Thomas Gibson Carmichael. 24.4.1911. After a street procession a reception was held at the Shire Hall. Monday April 24th 1911 was a red letter day in the history of Mansfield. It was the grand occasion of the first visit, of a representative of his Majesty of the King of England. The town’s people gathered at the Mansfield Railway Station to meet Sir Thomas, who arrived at 4 pm on a special train. The streets had been lined with bunting and flags and after a street procession a large crowd gathered at the Shire Hall for a reception for his Excellency.