Over 180 years ago Edward Henty arrived in Portland.

By Jenny McLaren
Updated November 24 2017 - 6:08am, first published November 23 2017 - 10:00pm
Portland resident Graeme Firth has a passion for history. He wants to see the south- west celebrate the arrival of Edward Henty in Portland Bay in 1834. Picture: Christine Ansorge

Over 180 years ago Edward Henty arrived in Portland. Journalist Jenny McLaren discovers his story with the help of Graeme Firth, who says Henty, as the founder of Victoria, has not gained the recognition he deserves.

Edward Henty. Picture: Christine Ansorge

FOR most Victorians, last Sunday, November 19 was memorable for little more than being a glorious sunny day to finish the weekend.

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