A big thanks to Terry Sullivan for this great photo of his great grandmother, Rebecca Downing. Rebecca was licensee of Tumut’s Star Hotel in 1866 and 1867, and then again from 1902 until her death in 1920.
Thanks again to Peter Butler for this picture and description. Windowie School. 1892. Photo from the collection of the Tumut Historical Society. Butler Collection.
This great piece of history comes courtesy of Glen Ward via the 1886 “Evening News” in Sydney: (Click on the picture to see the full-sized version)
With thanks to Glen Ward, this clipping of Tumut’s first public school, located in Richmond Street opposite the swimming pool. The year is 1869:
Thanks to Glen Ward for both of these pictures of the Tumut Pioneer Cemetery: (click on the pictures to get the full-sized versions)