Crows Nest was originally part of a 2.12 km2 land grant made to Edward Wollstonecraft in 1821. The grant extended from the site of the present day Crows Nest to Wollstonecraft. Edward Wollstonecraft built a cottage, the 'Crow's Nest' and, according to his business partner Alexander Berry, chose the name "on account of its elevated and commanding position". Berry later built a more substantial Crow's Nest House on the estate in 1850, taking the name of the earlier cottage. This site is now the site of North Sydney Demonstration School. The gates of Crows Nest House (added in the 1880s) still stand at the Pacific Highway entrance to the school.
Maximum Number: 80
10:00am: Meet for BYO morning tea at Esk Memorial Park, cnr of Ipswich St and Highlands St, Esk
11:00am: depart Esk Memorial Park for the Old Cow Hotel, Crows Nest.
Driving Instructions: From Esk, head west on the Esk-Hampton Rd heading for Hampton. Turn right at Hampton on the New England Hwy and head for Crows Nest.
Approx travelling time: 45 mins.
Cost: $20/person for a two course alternate drop lunch.
Deadline for payment is Friday 8th November. For bookings contact Terry Philip Ph: 0488049497 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any dietary requirements.
Payment can be made directly to the club’s Suncorp account: Mercedes Benz Club of Qld Inc, BSB 484-799, A/C 200009415 with the reference Membership No/Surname/Nov
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