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Peg Nelson

Feb 06, 2010 | 2 Comments

Peg Nelson

Peg Nelson was about as close as you could get to a living link with the early white settlement of Central Australia. She was born when white women in the Centre were a rarity. The Alice Springs she knew as a child was “the Stuart Arms pub, a police station, a couple of stores and three or four private homes,”  with supplies arriving twice a year by camel train. But in her last years, spent at the Old Timers Home she helped to create, she was loved by many simply for what she was: ...Read more