New Sign

New sign installed at the Bluestone Cottage…as the fairy tale goes, no huffing or puffing will blow this house down…

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Marshall Family

At the Marshall Bluestone Cottage Community Group Meeting, Liz Rushen, historian, researcher and author was our Guest Speaker and will shared her knowledge of John Marshall, and his brother Thomas Marshall after whom Marshall Town is named. Liz has recently published the book ‘John Marshall – Shipowner, Lloyd’s reformer and emigration agent’. https://youtu.be/J47JO8FzGwg

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Media Release

Community fight builds to save historic Marshall landmark The Marshall Bluestone Cottage Community Group is calling on the Victorian Government to save a unique remnant of Geelong’s local heritage by relocating historic McAteer Cottage.The pioneering McAteer family built the bluestone cottage at the corner of Tannery and Barwon Heads roads in 1866. But under plans…… Continue reading Media Release

Bluestone cottage to go, demolition included in major road works

Surf Coast Times – December 3, 2020 by Georgina Holloway LOCAL residents are fighting to prevent an “iconic” bluestone cottage from being torn down on Barwon Heads Road. The McAteer’s Bluestone Cottage has been a prominent part of the Marshall community for over 150 years but now faces demolition to make way for a duplication…… Continue reading Bluestone cottage to go, demolition included in major road works

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