12 April, 2012

Photo a Day Challenge - Day 101 Stairs

Nestled away in Hobart, and at the end of Kelly Street, historic Kelly’s Steps connect Salamanca Place to Battery Point. They were built in 1839 by Captain James Kelly, an adventurer who made a comfortable living from sealing and whaling. Kelly’s good fortune was short-lived, however, and by 1842 he was bankrupt and destitute following the death of his wife and seven of his children. After a run-in with the law over another man’s wife, he died at age 67...

Kellys Steps - Battery Point

Hoo roo for now...


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