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    St George's Church

    by keeweechic Written Feb 8, 2008

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    St George’s Church is at Bluff Point next to the Lighthouse Keepers Cottage. It is described as a ‘romantic village’ church. It was built in 1935 from donations both locally and from England.

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    Crowley House

    by keeweechic Written Feb 8, 2008

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    Crowley House is part of the Bill Sewell Complex. It was originally built in 1897 as a ward block. A children’s ward was added in 1938 and then in 1988 as was a function kitten in 1988.

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    Geraldton Time Capsule

    by keeweechic Written Feb 8, 2008

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    Beneath the clock tower is a time capsule which was put there in 1984 during the official opening of ‘Marine Terrace Central. The time capsule is due to be opened in November 2020.

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    Marine Terrace

    by keeweechic Written Feb 7, 2008

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    Marine Tce is only a stones throw from the Geraldton’s foreshore. One of the main streets for dining and shopping. There are also hotels on this road.

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    Geraldton Public Library

    by keeweechic Written Feb 7, 2008

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    The library is right across from St Francis Xavier Church. It forms part of the Geraldton Civic Centre. The library is open from 9.30am most mornings.

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    The Night Time View

    by keeweechic Written Feb 6, 2008

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    If you possible can, visit the memorial both during the daylight and at sunset and certainly, if you can get up early enough, I am told the dawn breaking is especially lovely.

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    Bronze Propellor

    by keeweechic Written Feb 6, 2008

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    There is a bronze polished propeller sitting in the middle of the granite floor which is the ceremonial area.

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    The Dome of Souls

    by keeweechic Written Feb 6, 2008

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    The metal umbrella of the memorial is made up of hundreds of stainless steel seagulls – 645 to be exact. Each of these birds is supposed to represent a life lost on the ship.

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    3 Years to Complete

    by keeweechic Written Feb 6, 2008

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    The memorial took the sculpters 3 years from start to finish. The metal dome or umbrella is supported by 7 pillars. These are supposed to represent the 7 territories and states of Australia.

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    Additions To The Property

    by keeweechic Written Feb 3, 2008

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    The whitewashed cottage was built in 1876 and originally had a shingled roof. A porch was added to the cottage much later. Another building which was probably added in the 1920’s was a toilet.

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    Craft Centre

    by keeweechic Written Feb 3, 2008

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    The craft centre is run by the Geraldton Crafts Association. The old gaol is part of the Bill Sewell Complex. Admission is free. Open 10.00am to 4.00pm daily

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    HMAS Sydney Memorial

    by aussirose Written May 12, 2003

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    Visitors cannot fail to notice this creative memorial for the HMAS Sydney lost off the coast during WW2. Each bird symbolises one of the 645 men that lost their lives.

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