journalist, inventor, businessman
April 1816 (?) - 2nd
Teachers lead dozens of school groups a day past the plaque on the right
and hardly ever draw their students' attention to one of Australia's
important inventors and businessmen.
James Harrison was the inventor of the refrigeration process and set up
the Victorian Ice Works in Franklin Street Melbourne in 1859.
You can read a short article on Harrison's establishment of the world's
fist commercial refrigeration works at: