Archaeological Site Visit – 9 Watt Street Newcastle (Tattersalls)

On the afternoon of the 2nd April 2014 both Dr Ann Hardy and Gionni Di Gravio of the University of Newcastle (Australia) were invited to visit the archaeological excavations at the former Tattersalls site at 9 Watt Street Newcastle. Their guide on the tour was Tim Adams, Senior Archaeologist and Excavation Director with Umwelt (Australia) … More Archaeological Site Visit – 9 Watt Street Newcastle (Tattersalls)

Ludwig Leichhardt in Newcastle

Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Leichhardt (1813-1848?), Prussian born naturalist and explorer, visited Newcastle and the Hunter Region on his journey of explorations through Australia during the years 1842-1843. We have prepared this timeline below of his chronological movements throughout Newcastle and the Region to assist a German documentary team, planning to produce a documentary for German … More Ludwig Leichhardt in Newcastle

An Interesting Relic

“NEWCASTLE. (From Thursday’s Chronicle) AN INTERESTING RELIC. – On Friday morning last, as the workmen were employed in pulling down the walls of the Bank of New South Wales, in Watt Street, they found embedded between the plastering and the wall, a kind of small leaden case, containing a piece of white paper, about the … More An Interesting Relic