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Tuppenny Road  

On April 25 each year we commemorate Anzac Day to recognise, remember and reflect on the contributions and sacrifices of Australians in many wars and conflicts. Some of those contributions are acknowledged through built monuments and landmarks such as the Port Macquarie War Memor...

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King Neptune's Park

During the 1970s and 1980s Port Macquarie was the home of many theme parks including the Dolphin and Marine Park which was later known as King Neptune’s Park. The park is now long gone but its memories are strong for those who worked there and visited it during their holidays t...

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The Royal Hotel  

Port Macquarie’s waterfront landscape includes the Royal Hotel building adjacent to Town Green. The original Royal Hotel built by Major Archibald Clunes Innes was advertised in 1841 '…The comfort and luxuries, if you visit the Hotel Royal, will render it MONTPELIER itself'. T...

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Tacking Point Lighthouse

Tacking Point lighthouse was built in 1879 when lighthouses were the responsibility of each colony. Before roads and railways, oceans and rivers carried freight and passengers from local towns and villages to major cities. Sea travel was quite perilous and there was much excitem...

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