Victoria #169 (1890)

Victoria, a state of Australia and former British colony, was still under the control of New South Wales when its first post office was opened, at Melbourne in April 1837. Offices at Geelong and Portland opened soon after, and by 1850 there were fifty post offices. Currently, the southeastern Australian state of Victoria is that country’s most densely populated state and its second-most populous state overall. Most of its population lives concentrated in the area surrounding Port … Continue reading Victoria #169 (1890)