The Port was opened in 1827.
Australia's 10th Prime Minister was born at Stanley. Joseph Lyons.
The Nut as it's called was discovered by Bass & Flinders in 1798. The rock is a volcanic plug which forms when the magma hardens, there are several or these volcanic plugs around the world.
The Nut is 152m above sea level and flat on top. When we used to visit Stanley we would climb up the hill and walked on the top have magnificent views of land sea and sand. Today there is a chair lift for those who do not wish to walk.
The Nut with the pathway to the top.
Where Joseph Lyons was born, Australia's 10th Prime Minister.