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Remains of the Chinese Vegetable Gardens Packing Shed, Cockle Creek, 1986
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…Media … Remains of the Chinese Vegetable Gardens Packing Shed, Cockle Creek, 1986 … Photo Ref: 2295 … Creator: Kildey, Mr George - Booragul Sailing Club … This work by Lake Macquarie City Library is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License … Related search…
Alice Christensen and her daughter Norma in the garden of Lot 485 Ilford Avenue Arcadia Vale during the Depression in 1929.
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…Media … Alice Christensen and her daughter Norma in the garden of Lot 485 Ilford Avenue Arcadia Vale during the Depression in 1929. … Photo Ref: 325 … Creator: Williams, Mrs Elizabeth Bodel … This work by Lake Macquarie City Library is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs…
Toronto Hotel
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… underwent extensive re-modelling, the swimming pool was filled in as it had not been used for over 5 years. The 32 bedrooms on the first floor were re-modelled into a modern dining room and managers living quarters. Also, there was once a large vegetable garden behind the hotel where Coles car park……-modelled…
Opening of Toronto Hotel
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… vegetable garden behind the hotel where Coles car park now exists. … Reference … Lake Macquarie Histroical Society, 1984 Toronto Lake Macquarie Historical Society [Toronto, NSW] … This work by Lake Macquarie City Library is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported………
Boyhood memories of Cardiff
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… heads everywhere. … There was once a vacant block of ground between our place and the grocer's shop. There was a soggy swamp at the bottom, and the remains of a Chinese vegetable garden. The Chinese went to Fern Gully. … At break up times we'd enjoy the walk home to Cardiff from the High School…… and…
Alice Christensen and her daughter Norma in the garden of Lot 485 Ilford Avenue Arcadia Vale during the Depression in 1929.
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…Media … Alice Christensen and her daughter Norma in the garden of Lot 485 Ilford Avenue Arcadia Vale during the Depression in 1929. … Photo Ref: 5938 … Creator: Williams, Mrs Elizabeth Bodel … This work by Lake Macquarie City Library is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs…
Moss End, Pacific Highway Belmont
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… and novelties which decorate the grounds. Red, white and blue paling fences, painted concrete figures in a blossom-filled garden, and painted tyres hung under a vine-covered drive, make the show place a riot of colour. Thousands of people, from many parts of Australid and overseas, have seen…… it.Among…
Green Point - Warners Bay High Project
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… is a must see location of Lake Macquarie. … Vegetation Communities … Green Point has a variety of different ecosystems within its boundaries. … Open Forest … Open forests are usually dominated by evergreen eucalyptuses. Green Points open forests can also be divided into four smaller categories, each………
Eraring
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… and Cooranbong. After 1910 settlers worked market gardens and planted orchards. … Early Transport By water or horse and dray until the opening of Dora Creek station in 1889. … Second Subdivision and Settlement In 1910 the Excelsior Land Co. resubdivided Eraring into small farm blocks. James Simpson bought………
Dora Creek
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… of the lake. … There was good alluvial soil along the Creek banks and farmers grew vegetables, grapes, fruit and even wheat until it was ruined by rust. The inevitable Chinese market garden flourished. Pigs, fowls and milk cows were raised. Lack of reliable transport for these commodities held back…