Tag: Silver Mine

  • Death, destruction and silver mining – some of the news from 100 years ago

    Death, destruction and silver mining – some of the news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Moruya Post Office, cnr Campbell and Page Street. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 5 June 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society PRESENTATION.—At the service in the Kiora Church on Thursday even-last an interesting little ceremony was witnessed when Miss Nella Parbery was made the recipient of a […]

  • Boats, dredges and punts as well as other news from 100 years ago

    Boats, dredges and punts as well as other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: The ‘Archimedes’, a dredge that was working on the Moruya River in the 1890s. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 8 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society PUNT WIRE BROKEN.- Traffic across Wagonga River was held up for a short time on Tuesday through the Wee Clyde […]

  • Eva Mylott, the Queen of Song dies in New York and other news of 100 years ago

    Eva Mylott, the Queen of Song dies in New York and other news of 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 March 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society Mrs. HUTTON GIBSON (Miss Eva Mylott).  Intense grief prevailed when the news came through that Mrs Hutton Gibson (Miss Eva Mylott) had died on the previous Saturday at her home in N.Y., America, aged 40 years.  […]