Port Macquarie News CentenaryPrint Page
Time capsule planted in 1982 to mark the centenary of the Port Macquarie News.
The paper was first printed and published on 8 July 1882 by Alfred Edward Pountney as the Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate. It was published under this name from 1882 - 1950. The paper was circulated in the Bellinger, Nambucca, Macleay, Wilson, Camden Haven, and Manning Rivers, and throughout the whole of the Port Macquarie and Hastings River district.
|Address:||Horton Street, Port Macquarie, 2444|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.428027|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1882|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1982|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 2nd July, 1982|
1882 - 1982
THE RT. HON. J.D. ANTHONY M.P
DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER
Implanted time capsule July 2, 1982,
To mark Centenary Port Macquarie News .
It contains centenary issue "News " of 1880s,
Hastings Heritage sketches, Printed matter,
Convict brick, Other memorabilia.