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Rube Hargrave’s Early Years – Chamberlain-Hargrave Family Memoirs Pt.3

Memories from the Black Diamond District –Rube Hargrave O.A.M. Memoirs  Shared by Bronwen Chamberlain on the Black Diamond Heritage Centre Facebook page 21.11.2013 Mary Rueben Chamberlain was born in 1900. When she was living at Sandon Point in 1912 while her father was … Continue reading

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Repairs to Bulli (Sandon Point) Jetty 1912 – Chamberlain-Hargrave Family Memoirs Pt.1

Memories from the Black Diamond District – Rube Hargrave O.A.M. Memoirs Shared by Bronwen Chamberlain on Black Diamond Heritage Centre Facebook Page 20.11.2013 Arthur Edward Chamberlain was born in 1869 in Victoria and died in Coledale Hospital in 1954. Arthur with his sons, … Continue reading

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A Walk around the Bulli Railway Station Heritage Precinct in Bulli

Back in 1989, Mick Roberts created a map for the heritage areas across Bulli, and then in 2008 a smaller guide to the Bulli Station heritage precinct was created. So it’s time to update them, and below is some quick … Continue reading

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Black Diamond Museum Bulli – How it all began in 1989

The Bulli Black Diamond Museum & Heritage Centre was opened at Bulli Railway Station’s eastern or ‘down’ platform in 1989, after the NSW State Rail Authority announced it would demolish the historic timber building.   Although the 1887 the weatherboard … Continue reading

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