Sunday, June 29, 2014

Little clay pipe a big fuss in Maitland

From the Maitland Mercury report:
The discovery of an old clay pipe at a site in Horseshoe Bend has caused excitement among local people who believe it might date from the late 18th to early 19th centuries.
Shortly after the discovery, art club member Ramona Cocco saw a ­television program in which a $300 million building program in Sydney was halted – because of discoveries made at the Wynyard Walk Tunnel.
Among the items found there was a clay pipe Ms Cocco believes was identical to the one at Horseshoe Bend.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury,