Lake Macquarie History

Jean Wright Memorial Wing, Valentine Hydrotherapy Pool

The Jean Wright Memorial Wing at the Hunter District Pool for the Disabled (now known as the Valentine Hydrotherapy Pools Inc) was gazetted on 23 December, 1987. Jean Wright was one of the foundation members of the Foundation for Disabled who built the original pool in 1966.

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