[Laying foundation of new Macquarie Lighthouse, South Head, Sydney, 1881]

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Where: 7 Old South Head Rd, Vaucluse NSW 2030, Australia

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When: 01 January 1881

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New South Wales. Government Printing Office

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    • 19/Oct/2015 07:12:51

    Monday 1 March 1880, to be more precise! See SMH 2/3/1880 p.7 - trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/13449255 - it should be possible to identify some of the VIPs present ... See also AT&CJ 6/3/1880, p.24 (illustrated) - trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/70941629

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    • 19/Oct/2015 07:27:31

    See ongoing people id work on the finished lighthouse in 1883 ... [https://www.flickr.com/photos/state-records-nsw/4312847312/]