Lake Macquarie History

Old Maitland Road

Part of Old Maitland Road once formed a section of the early road to Maitland and was used by Cobb and Co Coaches. This road eventually became locally known as Old Maitland Road for some years until it was gazetted this name on 9 June 1989. A portion of this road separated by the F3 Freeway was renamed.

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