27 Nov 1889 - Sydney Town Hall opened
On 27 November 1889 the Sydney Town Hall was officially opened. The Town Hall was built on Gadigal land, throughout the 1880s, on the site of an old cemetery using local Sydney sandstone. Thousands of Sydneysiders flocked to the opening as the day had been declared a public holiday.
Trove newspapers: Opening of the Sydney Centennial Hall
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