The story of our community: Davistown & Saratoga, NSW

How it came to be, and how it is today

Walking-Map

(Walking map, 2014)

There are many questions that can be used to assist us with reflecting upon the area in which we live, its historical significance and value, for example,

What aspects of the past can you see today? What do they tell us?

What remains of the past are important to the local community? Why?

Davistown General store 1927

Davistown General Store 1927 (Gosford City Council, Gosford Library, 2006)

Empire bay public school 1941

Empire Bay Public School 1941 (Gosford City Council, Gosford Library, 2006)

 

Let’s have a look at some helpful resources that may provide us with some answers about the place that we call home…

 

A history of Davistown – Gosford City Council

http://www.gosford.nsw.gov.au/docs/default-source/Library-documents/a-history-of-davistown.pdf?sfvrsn=0

Davistown: a brief history

http://www.gosford.nsw.gov.au/library/local_history/Suburbs/documents/davistown-a-brief-history

 

 

References:

A history of Davistown. Retrieved from http://www.gosford.nsw.gov.au/docs/default-source/Library-documents/a-history-of-davistown.pdf?sfvrsn=0

Davistown: a brief history. (2006). Retrieved from http://www.gosford.nsw.gov.au/library/local_history/Suburbs/documents/davistown-a-brief-history

Davistown RSL Club (2014) Walking map, Retrieved from: http://davistownrsl.com.au/transport/

Gosford City Council, Gosford Library. (2006). Davistown General Store 1927 [Image]. Retrieved from http://www.gosford.nsw.gov.au/library/local_history/Suburbs/documents/davistown-a-brief-history

Gosford City Council, Gosford Library. (2006). Empire Bay Public School 1941 [Image]. Retrieved from http://www.gosford.nsw.gov.au/library/local_history/Suburbs/documents/davistown-a-brief-history