New Town

Description

<em>New Town is a suburb of the city of Hobart, <a href="?q=Tasmania">Tasmania</a>, Australia about 4 km north of the central business district of Hobart. One of the city's oldest suburbs, it is now an inner city residential suburb. Many of its streets are lined with Federation style cottages. It is surrounded by the suburbs of North Hobart, Mount Stuart, Lenah Valley and Moonah, with the Queen's Domain just to the south-east. At the time of Hobart's re-settlement on the western shore of the Derwent River in 1804, the first free settlers were landed at New Town Bay a day after the military and convict landing on Hunter Island on 20/21 February. Some early buildings remain including Pitt Farm which is the second oldest farmhouse in Australia. New Town Post Office opened on 1 January 1842.</em> Source: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Town,_Tasmania">Wikipedia</a>