Hall sold to RSL for ₤500


Now Heritage listed building

Author: Faithe Jones

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1924 – The Cooran Branch of the Returned Soldiers League unanimously endorsed a request by the School of Arts committee to form a new committee to complete the building of a Memorial School of Arts.

1925 – Mrs. Alice McIlwraith agreed to sell the Federal Hall, to the RSL committee for ₤500. An architect was approached to draw up plans for the hall front and necessary alterations to the building, which when completed would be “the most elaborate memorial on the North Coast Line to the memory of our fallen heroes”.

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