Friday, April 11, 2008


  • was built by the community in 1903 with stone reclaimed from the Lawson railway station, to provide education for the working class
  • was the site of the first shire council meeting provided community recreation including library, roller skating rink, picture theatre and dance hall
  • was part of the landmark WW1 Hitchen’s Coo-ee rally
  • has brilliant acoustics, perfect for performances
  • is heritage-listed
  • is unique in the Blue Mountains and one of the few remaining Mechanics Institutes in NSW