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Fremantle: 1897

4 May. SS Sultan the first official steamer to open the new harbour.

11 June. It was reported in the Western Mail that the Fremantle Ladies Cycling Club held a successful social dance the week before. The music was supplied by Mr Clough and party. The Fremantle Ladies Cycling Club was founded earlier in the same year and was the first club of its kind in Western Australia.

The Municipal Market buildings in South Terrace erected.

First wood block road built in the State put down in High Street by E. H. Gliddon, the town engineer.

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