Cedar

Cedar

Industry Cedar See also People – D’Arcy Wentworth Exhibitions – Amazing stories Shellharbour images ← Illawarra Cooperative Central Dairy Opening hours Monday  9.30am–8pmTuesday 9:30am–8pmWednesday 9:30am–8pmThursday 9:30am–8pmFriday 9.30am–5pmSaturday...
Illawarra Cooperative Central Dairy

Illawarra Cooperative Central Dairy

Industry Illawarra Cooperative Central Dairy The Illawarra Cooperative Central Dairy (ICCD) Factory produced its famous Warrilla (correct spelling) brand butter from 1956. The name Warrilla is a derivative of the name Illawarra. The milk dipper was used to test milk...
Tourism

Tourism

Industry Tourism The sale of the Peterborough Estate on the eastern side of Lake Illawarra in 1921, saw new towns emerge. The holiday season in 1927, saw over 2000 holiday makers camped on the shores at Lake South. At night, crowds would gather with flare lamps and...
Surf Life Saving

Surf Life Saving

Industry Surf Life Saving In 1925, the Shellharbour District Surf and Life Saving Club was formed, and new surf sheds were opened at the beach. In 1937, a meeting was called at the Shellharbour Hotel to kick-start the Surf Club. During the war years, the club folded,...
Mining – Lime

Mining – Lime

Industry Mining – Lime Shell-lime manufacture occurred in the early days of European settlement at Shellharbour. In the mid 19th century, masses of shells on beach foreshores were collected and burnt to make lime for building mortar. The mortar was used in the...
Tallawarra Power Station

Tallawarra Power Station

Industry Tallawarra Power Station Tallawarra Power station began operations in 1954 as a coal-fired power station. Tallawarra employed hundreds of locals for decades until its closure in 1989. Local identity and well known farmer Garnet (Garnie) Johnston, worked at...