If you have Google Earth on your computer you can download a .KMZ file of aerial photographs from Camberwell overlayed on to a modern Google map. You can download Google Earth Pro here. Camberwell – Run 1C, 1967 (126MB) Download .KMZ File HERE Camberwell – Run 2C, 1967 (117MB) Download .KMZ File HERE Camberwell – Run 3C, 1967 (151MB) Download … More Mapping the Aerial Photographic Archive
The following overlays are of Ravensworth Homestead in the Hunter region, showing the location of the early Homestead and extant buildings, nearby creek, roads and evidence of other possible structures. We have assembled some aerial photographs, maps and plan overlays on Google earth, and specifically enlarged the section of Ravensworth Homestead to find out what … More Aerial Photographs – Ravensworth, NSW
This post is intended to provide a brief overview and timeline of some of Dr. James Bowman’s land grants and land purchased that formed the Ravensworth homestead in the Hunter Valley, largely reflected through formal Colonial Secretary correspondence and personal correspondence from the James Bowman papers held at the Mitchell Library. This … More Ravensworth land grants (1.)
Assorted photographs and plan of the Ravensworth homestead, including surrounding landscape and homestead buildings.
This shows a collection of maps of the Ravensworth homestead and various estate and property boundaries. The following maps of the Hunter Region are from the National Library of Australia. View entire map here ‘Map of the River Hunter, and its branches : shewing the Lands reserved thereon for Church purposes, the Locations … More Ravensworth Assorted Maps & Plans
Toll, or Rose Cottage is a mysterious little cottage nestled inside the modern footprint of the Family Law Court in Bolton Street Newcastle. Its quaint size and simple shape immediately calls to mind the convict era cottage structures that you find have survived all over Battery Point in Hobart. Could this little place … More FACT CHECK: Is Toll Cottage (or Rose Cottage) in Bolton Street, Newcastle’s Oldest Building?
The NEWYhistory App is available to Download for FREE on GOOGLE PLAY or APPLE STORE . The NEWYhistory App was officially launched at NewSpace Campus on Monday 6th November at the Hunter Living Histories meeting. In March 2017 Jarred Casely (UON educ. student) was engaged on the project and created the digital architecture for … More NEWYhistory App
“This competition for Newcastle is to produce a design in harmony with the opportunities and constraints upon the site; realistic and capable of implementation by the Council; enriching to the urban fabric of the city in contemporary terms yet recapturing the flavour of Newcastle’s illustrious past.”
The Objects of the National Trust as exemplified in its publication Hunter 2000 are: To make conservation an integral part of planning in the Hunter Region. To ensure that historic buildings and urban areas of special quality are conserved. To ensure the provision of adequate open space in urban areas. To protect distinctive landscapes. … More Newcastle East: Hunter 2000: Supplement No. 2 – 1974
On the 19-20 April 2017, members of the University’s Hunter Living Histories presented an overview of twenty years of work creating the 3D Virtual Newcastle Time Machine at the Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference in Brisbane. The following paper “Newcastle Time Machine A multidisciplinary approach to digital cultural heritage” by Hardy, A, di Gravio … More Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference