Category Archives: History

STEPPING OUT ON THE COAST – temporary exhibition

STEPPING OUT ON THE COAST an exhibit that shines the spotlight on the most momentous local performances in history Exhibition in the Henry Kendall Historical Museum runs from during September and November 2017 Join us for History Week Open Day on Saturday 9th September 2017 from 11am for 11:30 guest speaker Emeritus Professor Richard Waterhouse […]

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The Maitland

We are lucky enough to hold various artefacts from the wrecking of the Maitland steamer. The following information comes from: http://www.abc.net.au/backyard/shipwrecks/nsw/maitland.htm Such was the impact when the steamer Maitland wrecked in 1898 that it led to the naming of a bay, a bombora and the storm that sank it! Photographs of the iron paddle steamer […]

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Adcock Scrapbook

We hold a very interesting scrapbook that was compiled by Garnet Adcock, the second owner of Henry Kendall Cottage, and the founder of Jusfrute. A descendant of Garnet Adcock, Arthur Adcock, visited our complex to do some research in May this year and was ‘blown away’ by this scrapbook. Because of its fragile state now, […]

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