Lake Macquarie History

Summerhayes Road

Commonly known by this name for many years until it was formalised when gazetted Summerhayes Road on 6 April 1984. Information is sought on the Summerhayes family. The Wyee Channel was built for the Vales Point Power Station in the 1960s and is now heritage listed.

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