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Susannah Place

Posted on August 24, 2011 - Filed Under Historic Sites | 4 Comments

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Susannah Place is a museum comprising a small terrace of four brick houses, one of which includes a corner store, located in the historic area of Sydney known as The Rocks. Unlike other buildings in Sydney, it was continuously used as a home for working class families from the mid-1840s to the late 20th century. [...]

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Elizabeth Bay House

Posted on July 20, 2011 - Filed Under Historic Sites | 2 Comments

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Elizabeth Bay House overlooks Sydney Harbour and was once considered ‘the finest house in the colony.’ It was built between 1835 and 1839 and is a spectacular example of colonial architecture. It was once part of a 54 acre estate but now only a small portion of the gardens remain. The elegant interior is furnished [...]

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Hyde Park Barracks

Posted on June 11, 2011 - Filed Under Historic Sites | Leave a Comment

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Hyde Park Barracks Museum is one of Sydney’s most important historic buildings as well as an impressive example of early Australian architecture. It is one of the few secular buildings that survive from Sydney’s early colonial past and was the first convict barrack in the colony. It has been listed on the UNESCO World Heritage [...]

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Vaucluse House

Posted on June 8, 2011 - Filed Under Historic Sites | 7 Comments

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Vaucluse House is Sydney’s only remaining 19th century harbour-side estate. Set in ten of its original 206 hectares, this gothic-style sandstone mansion still retains its charm with its authentic interiors and magnificent gardens. The house, stables and laundry are still intact and provide a unique insight into the lifestyles of Sydney’s upper class in 1800s. [...]

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Hyde Park War Memorial

Posted on June 7, 2011 - Filed Under Historic Sites | 1 Comment

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Hyde Park War Memorial, otherwise known as the ANZAC Memorial Building is located at the south end of Sydney’s beautiful Hyde Park and is the primary commemorative military monument in the state of New South Wales. Early History: In April 1916, on the first anniversary of the landing of Australian troops at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, [...]

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