Sunday, August 23, 2015

Friends of Grossmann House leads walk that embraces the rich history of central Maitland

From the Maitland Mercury report:
From the home of the Maitland Mercury’s co-founder (Thomas Tucker) to land owned by Napoleonic war veterans, central Maitland is both interesting and intriguing in equal measures.
“This part of Maitland is such a charming contrast to what’s going on in the central business district because progress has actually marooned it in time,” Friends of Grossmann House historian Holly McNamee said.
“So we now have this ­little island of very narrow streets and lanes that has remained intact.”
The Friends of Grossmann House will lead a walk through iconic Bourke Street as part of its latest fundraising initiative.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury,