Lake Macquarie History

Gravel Pitts, Teralba

An early name for part of Teralba.It described the area near the 1884 quarry which provided gravel for the northern railway line. There was a school named Gravel Pits there in 1886, with 27 registered pupils. The area was also sometimes known as Freshwater Creek. The school was renamed Glen Mitchell in 1889 and then Teralba in 1891.

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