But the hope that the town would boom was strong in the late 19th century when The Macedonia and other landmark buildings were built.
In 1881 Lancefield was linked to
In the 1950s and 1960s The Macedonia was used as a clothing factory and the first floor became derelict. The army at some point took it over and used it for training. They built a pool and parts of the building still reflect the modifications they made. Years later it became a family home again.
The three storey mansion has 55 rooms
The Macedonia Antique Centre is now a new wine, bar and restaurant.
GHOSTS OF THE MACEDONIA
*Ghost of Eleanor, a servant girl who worked in the kitchen and lived in the top apartment, had a beau from
*Ghost of a gambler with a beard and wearing a blue chequered shirt, lost everything he owned one night. When he realised this he stood on the table and hanged himself from the light cord. He is said to lean over the balcony and has been known to have conversations with people.
*Ghost of a little boy, the son of one of the servants who was violently abused by the master is said to be near the original kitchen.