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[ GLORY DAYS ]
WELCOME TO THE HUNTER: GLORY DAYS, RECALLING 101
MEMORABLE MOMENTS IN THE VALLEY’S HISTORY.
Glory, according to the dictionary, is “exalted praise, honour or distinction,
an object of pride, a state of splendour, magniﬁcence or great prosperity”.
The Hunter has seen many days that could be described with these
words, from celebrations of the end of war, moments of discovery,
sporting achievements, historic undertakings and accomplishments
across ﬁelds including industry, arts and commerce.
Many such moments are mentioned in this magazine, but for every one
here there are thousands more that occur in the region every day.
For every world champion here, there are others who play sport to the
best of their ability, making the valley the home of champions that it is.
For every musician, painter and artist here, there are more who make
the Hunter a hotbed of the arts.
For every person who makes it to the top, there are others who toil in
For every innovation, industry and golden moment on these pages,
there are more that have made the region what it is today.
The American author Ernest Hemingway wrote in a style he referred to
as “the iceberg approach”.
In his theory, seven-eighths of a story is “underwater” for every part
that shows, so the reader is only getting a small portion of a bigger
picture, but still gets the feel of the big picture.
This magazine is the Hunter in iceberg theory. Just as the visible tip of
an iceberg masks a greater mass beneath, these 101 tips of the Hunter
“iceberg” hide a bulk unseen but, hopefully, felt.
Welcome to The Hunter: Glory Days, a look at just some of the
memorable moments in the Hunter’s history that have led it to this place
Days of glory “My Dear Father,
About a twelvemonth
since I went on
an expedition in
whaleboat as far as
Port Stephens, which
lies 100 miles to the
northward of this
place. In my passage
down I discovered a
very ﬁne coal river,
which I named after
– LT JOHN SHORTLAND’S LETTER TO HIS FATHER IN 1798
TELLING HIM OF HIS DISCOVERY OF THE HUNTER, PAGE 48.
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