Cockburn History: Coogee Hotel & Post Office
Oct10

Cockburn History: Coogee Hotel & Post Office

In 1898, Walter Powell, an accountant in Fremantle, was granted a liquor license for a small hotel opposite Coogee Beach known as Four-mile Well, a property owned by his wife Letitia. He called it...

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Cockburn History: Boat sheds at Coogee Beach
Dec07

Cockburn History: Boat sheds at Coogee Beach

Coogee Beach boat sheds © Azelia Ley Homestead Museum, Cockburn Public Libraries Cockburn locals have fond memories of the little holiday shacks that used to be scattered around the dunes of Coogee...

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City of Cockburn Coogee Beach Festival this Sunday
Apr04
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Outdoor Reading Room Coogee Beach

The Outdoor Reading Room at the Coogee Beach Festival  on Sunday was a popular spot for timeout from more energetic pursuits.  Mums, Dads, and kids relaxed reading newspapers,...

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Mad dogs and librarians go out in the midday sun

Outdoor Reading Room @ Coogee Beach , a set on Flickr. Celebrating the National Year of Reading 2012, the library set-up an outdoor ‘reading room’ @ the Australia Day Community BBQ at...

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