Fort Scratchley Historic Site

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Nobbys Rd
Newcastle East New South Wales 2300
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(02) 4974 2948

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Fort Scratchley is a former coastal defence installation and now museum, located in Newcastle East, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. It was built in 1882 to defend the city against a possible Russian attack. However, its guns were not fired in anger until 8 June 1942, during the shelling of Newcastle. After the Australian Army left the site in 1972 it became a museum.


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