Thursday, December 20, 2012

Memorial wall idea for historic Morpeth wharf

From the Maitland Mercury article:
Former Maitland alderman Lance Murray wants support for a memorial wall at Morpeth’s historic wharf, using convict hewn stone, remembering early settlers and indigenous peoples.
The wall, if constructed, would stand where some of Maitland’s first migrants came ashore in 1832 aboard the steam ship Sophia Jane and compliment a plaque unveiled during the nation’s 1988 bicentenary celebrations.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Dec. 13, 2012.