This Day in History: 1878-09-14

1878 September 14 to 16: Governor Major-General Sir Harry St. George Ord and Lady Ord, accompanied by the Colonial and Private Secretaries, visited Newcastle, staying at William George Leeder’s Newcastle Hotel. The visitors went to the Mechanics’ Institute, the Government School and various other public buildings.

Western Australian times, 1 Oct. 1878, p.2.