Postcards in Essendon

Football enthusiasts have long been aware of Essendon, Victoria, which boasts the highly successful ‘Bombers’ Australian Rules Football Club. The team has won the elite premiership title numerous times, and has been responsible for training some of the game’s top players over the years. Essendon is also the birthplace of The Seekers’ famous lead singer, Judith Durham, and the late and much-loved crocodile hunter, Steve Irwin. Located in the City of Moonee Valley and about 10km from Melbourne CBD, the suburb has a fascinating history that still lives today through its many historic buildings. Many are featured subjects on reflective postcards in Essendon . Requests for reproductions of old photographs are among the many jobs handled by the experienced staff here at Minuteman Press.

Earlsbrae Hall, built at a cost of £35,000 in 1890, is among the grand old buildings that attract the interest of historians, visitors, and passers-by. Local brewing family member Collier McCracken once lived there, but today the Grecian temple-style mansion is home to children at the Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School. Postcards in Essendon serve a number of purposes with residents and businesses here.

Industrial growth in the area was frowned upon for fear of pollution in the river, so instead the area was opened up to swimmers, rowers, and fishermen. Three kilometres from Essendon is the suburb made famous by superstar Barry Humphries’ fictional alter ego, Dame Edna Everage, who purported to come from there. When it comes to promoting the area’s businesses and events, the staff here at Minuteman Press can offer high quality, innovative results on everything from business cards to postcards in Essendon. Call us today.