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Spotlight on Sandy Point

Key Points in History


Date Key Point
1850's Pastrol runs were taken up
1898 The area was split up into several large farms for selection
1900's The inlet was fished commercially
1919 A school was opened to serve the farming families but closed in 1927
1938 A road was constructed allowing campers in
1950's A property of 160 acres on the western side of Shallow Inlet was subdivided
1980's A lot of development took place with permanent and holiday homes being built
1986 The Inlet was declared a Marine and Coastal Park