Update (13 May) — Believe it or not … the flagpole blew over in the storm of 12/13 May — it was rotten at the base. In crashing to the footpath, its top snapped off, so it’s beyond saving. Sad to lose something over a century old, but at least no one was hurt.
Public Notice (as published, GBWeekly, 22 April 2016)
FLAGPOLE, 73 Commercial Street. Does anyone have knowledge of or interest in the flagpole outside the Golden Bay Museum, 73 Commercial Street? The Museum Board and TDC are considering removal/disposal of the flagpole as part of the Whalery project and associated garden layout. Any information to the Museum, please: ph 525-6268 or email: email@example.com