Bob Hawke Childhood Home (Hawke House)

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Cnr Farquhar and Binnie Sts, Bordertown, South Australia

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Street View only - The former Prime Minister Bob Hawkes childhood home will be bought and renovated by the federal government. Mr Hawke, who died earlier this year (2019), was born at the home in Bordertown in South Australia's south-east in 1929. The stone cottage on Farquhar Street was built in 1885 as a bank office and manager's residence before it was bought by the Congregational church. Mr Hawke's father was a Congregational minister in Bordertown from 1928 until 1935, and the property later became known as Hawke House.

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Lat: -36.309726 Lng: 140.772885

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AngelaD

Nice little piece of history.

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MareeMcB

Good for a stop to take a photo. A small info board out the front.

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dennyj

A little bit of history.

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