This Day in History: 1897-11-01

1897 November: The new Newcastle Post and Telegraph Office was completed, on the corner of New Road and Duke Street.
The building, which included a residence, was designed by Government architect George Temple Poole, and built by Herbert Parker.

Sources:
Heritage Council of Western Australia. InHerit database (viewed on 18 June 2021): http://inherit.stateheritage.wa.gov.au/Public/Inventory/Details/4102be3e-a11f-4093-9bb7-67a73e884ac4
West Australian, 8 Oct. 1897, p.2.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.319.