This Day in History: 1886-04-09

It was reported by the Newcastle correspondent that the Newcastle Municipal Council was contemplating the removal of “a grand old blue gum tree, standing near Connor’s mill” and St. Stephen’s Anglican Church on New Road, Newcastle. This tree is still there today (2022).

Sources:
West Australian, 14 April 1886, p.3.
West Australian, 5 May 1886, p.3.