Tag: Louttit

  • News from 100 years ago – 16 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 16 April 1921

    Featured Image: Monarch Hotel Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 16 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society MOTOR CAR PIONEER. – We notice that Mr. G. Harrison has put another eight-cylinder Cadillac on the Moruya run in charge of his old driver, Mr. Les Ree, who has always won public […]

  • ‘Pommies’, dairy cows and other news from 100 years ago – 21.02.1920

    ‘Pommies’, dairy cows and other news from 100 years ago – 21.02.1920

    Featured image – Methodist Church, Page Street, Moruya ( now the Uniting Church) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 21 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: “POMMIES.”- A recent visitor from Sydney remarks on the preponderance of the English accent to be heard on the trams, beaches etc.  The Australian, […]

  • Nothing…has a more exhilarating effect on one’s nerves than the sound of a good brass band – News from 100 years ago.

    Nothing…has a more exhilarating effect on one’s nerves than the sound of a good brass band – News from 100 years ago.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 24 January 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: PONY RACES. – Owners are again reminded that nominations for the Moruya Pony Club’s important big prize day’s racing, which takes place on the 4th proximo, close with Secretary, Mr. J. Hansen, this Saturday. No less a sum […]

  • Narooma In Festal Array – News from 100 years ago.

    Narooma In Festal Array – News from 100 years ago.

    Featured Image: The facade of the Narooma Kinema, housed in the historic Soldiers Memorial School of Arts Hall. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: KIND FRIENDS – We have to acknowledge with sincere thanks some beautiful samples of his choice apples from […]

  • Lost Moruya – Braemar Farm Homestead

    Lost Moruya – Braemar Farm Homestead

    “It (Braemar) was situated not far from town on the road to South Head. The homestead stood high on a hill overlooking the Moruya River. The lounge was 26 feet long and led to the front verandah via French doors. Rose vines grew on the verandah and a path led to a rose-covered front gate. Ma […]