Port of Yamba Historical Society
Discover the stories, learn from history and look further to find out
First Nations People: Yaegl Stories
Yaegl country covers a relatively small area due to plentiful resources both from the ocean and the Clarence River
Stories and White Settlement:
The Yaegl people had lived in this area for 60,000 years before the first white man arrived. Matthew Flinders
Development and Growth
Yamba was regarded as a sleepy little fishing village apart from when upstream holidaymakers came by riverboats to enjoy the beaches and the fishing.
Intriguing Yamba Stories
Craigmore - The Honeymoon Special
Travel back to 1924 and read about the ups and downs of the Honeymoon Special ... read more >
Light On The Hill
The long history of Yamba Lighthouse ... follow the story >
Tared AND Feathered ?
A true story made into a poem, with only the names changed to protect the guilty ... who was tared and feathered ... read more >
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