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LENSWOOD turns 100

June 5, 1917

“The eastern portion of the Forest Range district has long been inconvenienced by lack of postal facilities. Some residents were situated from two to four miles from the office, and as the bulk of mail business went to that part it was felt that some means should be found to overcome the difficulty. A strong committee has induced the Federal Government to establish a new office under the name of Lenswood.”

LENSWOOD POST OFFICE. (1917, June 5).  Daily Herald (Adelaide, SA : 1910 – 1924), , p. 7. Retrieved May 2, 2016, from

Click here for an overview of why Lenswood came to be.

Lenswood Centenary Picnic

October 15 2017 at Lenswood Memorial Park.

more info will be posted at the Lenswood centenary facebook page

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