For over 100 years 'Darahwee' and its owners have looked after the health needs of Marrickville residents.
Read the story of the precedent to the "unprecedented" times of Covid-19.
The Marrickville Cottage Hospital was designed by Morgan and Josephson Architects with the foundation stone laid by Governor Hampden in April 1897. Consisting of two buildings, one fronting Lilydale Street and another behind, the hospital opened 10 June, 1899. In 1902 an isolation wing was added to the rear block (possibly resulting from the bubonic… Continue reading Marrickville Cottage Hospital
Image: Google Maps As this blog has shown before, heritage can take many forms. Item 185 of the Marrickville Council Heritage Register lists the footpath in Graham Avenue Marrickville and the 13 Canary Island date palm trees. Other trees exist on the register. Other Canary Island palms in Carrington Road are listed as is a… Continue reading Heritage Listed Trees