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      Horses and coal mines - Ed Tonks in Newcastle

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      September 5, 2019

      Thursday   3:30 PM

      19 Ernest Street
      Newcastle, New South Wales 2280

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      Horses and coal mines - Ed Tonks

      Horses played a vital role in the operation of the Hunter’s 19th and 20th centuries’ coal mining operation. This illustrated talk will examine their use and their contribution to our coal mining history. Ed Tonks is a retired Social Sciences teacher. For more than 40 years he has been actively teaching, researching and promoting aspects of the Hunter’s history. During 2013-2014 he worked on the historical content for much of the Fernleigh Track interpretive signage. A History Illuminated 2019 session. Presented by Lake Mac Libraries in partnership with Hunter Writers Centre. Book sales provided by Dymocks, Charlestown. Gold coin entry at the venue.

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