26 May 1974 – share your stories here!
Centenary Antique Centre This was the Centenary Antique Centre, situated at 29 Centenary Road, Newcastle. Once a collection of 32 antique and bric a brac vendors, one part of it was set up as an original old store. After the closure of the Beaumont Street Antiques Centre in 1993 following the 1989 earthquake, Richard Owens … More Centenary Antique Centre
Civic Park was a carpark in the 1950s
Comment from Terrence Owen: “The remains of an early boiler located near the loading point of A & B Pits Collieries of Wallarah Coal Company.” Add your stories of Catherine Hill Bay to the comments!
Photo from Lost Newcastle member Donna Dawson
Warners Bay Public School 1911 photo from Lost Newcastle member Katrina O’Connor
From visitnewcastle.com.au: Joy Cummings was Australia’s first female Lord Mayor and the Lord Mayor of Newcastle from 1974-1984. She had many achievements during her time in office and left a tremendous legacy to the city after her death in 2003. Her interest in politics began in 1938 at age 15 when she joined the ALP. … More Joy Cummings – Australia’s first female Lord Mayor