Lake Innes

  • Lake Innes and Lake Cathie are joined by Cathie Creek to form an estuarine system which enters the ocean at the village of Lake Cathie, just ten minutes south of Port Macquarie. Lake Innes house was built by Major Archibald Clunes Innes using convict labour, in several stages between 1831 and 1843. The Depression of the 1840s bought him to near insolvency and the closure of Port Macquarie as a penal settlement deprived him of convict labour. Following Innes'' departure the house was occupied by a number of people but was derelict by the beginning of the 1900s and subsequently

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