Thousands of people have taken to Facebook to join a page – You Know You’re From Maitland When? – to share their memories of the city.
Aaron Golledge, from Aberglasslyn, created the page last Monday and by Thursday night it had 300 members.
By Friday morning that number had doubled to 600 and has since exploded.
As of yesterday afternoon, the group had attracted more than 3800 members.
Mr Golledge said the page had given people a place to look back on fond memories of their formative years.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, April 30, 2014.