HOW many times have you been asked if Scone is pronounced “like the thing you eat with jam and cream?”
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Mark Twain, author of The Adventures of Huckleburry Finn, credited as the father of American literature and the greatest humourist America has produced visited Scone on December 19,
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The Scone Directory is purpose built for the local community, not a version of large directories that prioritise plumbers from Sydney or lump all of the Hunter into one basket.
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In the case of an emergency please call 000 for police, fire or ambulance.
When on the line to 000 remember:
- Stay calm – speak slowly and clearly;
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This is the earliest surviving map of Scone; a plan from 1836. There had already been settlement in the area with the village of Redbank on the west banks of Kingdon Ponds,
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Scone is a country town which is fortunate to be growing. The earliest map found of the town is a planning map from 1836,
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Kingdon Ponds was the site of the earliest settlement in the Scone area, with the first pioneers gravitating to the water source.
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Scone is in the County of Brisbane, which was one of nineteen counties in New South Wales approved by Governor Darling for settlement on October 14,
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