Singleton Historical Society & Museum is planning to re-open its museum this coming weekend - Saturday and Sunday, October 9-10.
Situated in Burdekin Park the museum has been closed since the start of the lockdown and the introduction of 'stay at home order' nearly two months ago. Run by a dedicated band of volunteers who have now made the decision that provided there is no changes to the existing public health orders then the museum can open with strict COVID-19 protocols in place.
Patrons must insure they sign in with QR code or sign sheet .No persons from restricted areas will be allowed to enter. All visitors must be fully vaccinated.
Maximum of visitors will be 10 and will be asked not to congregate in any one section of the facility.
In other historical news something to celebrate next year - Singleton will have experienced100 years of electricity.The current from Zara Street Power station in Newcastle, was first turned on December 21, 1922 in time for last minute Christmas shopping .
The electric current was officially switched on by Mayor Ald John Searl, on January 25, 1923 . Taken from back to Singleton 1925 souvenir booklet .
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