How Tamworth became the City of First Light

By Chris Bath
November 3 2018 - 3:00am
Night life: An artist's etching of the Tamworth Post Office on the corner of Peel and Fitzroy Street under the glow of the all new electric lights. Photos: Courtesy of the Tamworth Powerstation Museum

130 years ago Tamworth was at the forefront of technological change. This is the story of how electricity brightened the streets in the first town in the southern hemisphere to flick the switch.

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