Edward Knox Harkness and Walter Scott Harkness

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E K Harkness: 15.8.1864 – 7.8.1924
W S Harkness:  25.4.1862 – 3.12.1931

Brothers Edward and Walter Harkness were major contributors to the first wave of urbanisation in Woollahra. It was claimed at the time of Walter’s death, that the two men had been ‘instrumental in having between 3,000 and 4,000 houses built in the eastern suburbs within 20 years'

Edward Knox Harkness and Walter Scott Harkness

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Corner of Edward Street and Manning Road, Woollahra

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A plaque commemorating Edward Knox Harkness and Walter Scott Harkness was unveiled on 9 April 2018.

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