Sunday, 30 May 2010
Collingwood House - 200th birthday
The 200th anniversary of Collington House, the oldes in Liverpool and the fifth oldest, still standing in Australia, was remembered on Saturday. The father of Australian whaling Eber Bunker build this house in 1810.
Organised by the Friends of the Regional Museum and Collingwood House, the birthday celebration included several exhibitions, a speach by Liverpool mayor Wendy Waller, displays by local spinners, craftsmans and beekeepers as well as local dressed in colonial ensembles.