This Day in History: 1897-11-03

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.

Heritage Council of Western Australia. InHerit database (viewed on 18 June 2021):
West Australian, 8 Oct. 1897, p.2.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.319.