Have you ever been curious about where the names of Camden's streets, parks and places came from? Some are obvious as they pay homage to the movers and shakers of Camden's early days such as Macarthur Park. Where have the not so obvious names originated? Camden Library could help you find out!
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We get out our machinery and put on a great display to educate and entertain you. Our exhibits are all working displays, this shows off our machinery as it used to be, performing tasks such as, wood sawing, ploughing, heavy hauling, pumping water, generating electricity and much more.
Visit Gledswood Homestead & Winery for a history walk around the property with our resident historian. Learn about our rich history, hear stories of Count Gabriel de Huon escaping the French revolution and then enjoy a Devonshire tea at the convict built coach house, now used as our cellar door.
Explore one of Campbelltown’s grandest homes on this tour of historic Blair Athol House.
Do you love exploring old graveyards? Come on a fascinating tour of one of Australia's oldest cemeteries. You will learn more about the lives of some of the people from our history that shaped the development of Campbelltown.
Walk the grounds of historic Fairlight, a substantial Victorian house and impressive barn surrounded by old fig trees, and The Cottage, home to Edward Cox before he built Fernhill, creating a landscape between The Cottage, Fernhill and St. Thomas Church virtually unaltered since the 1850s.
Free Exhibition & Public Programs. Notables and New Discoveries, Liverpool Pioneers’ Memorial Park 1821-2021 (The ‘old’ Cemetery 1821-1958)
Free exhibition and Public programs. Liverpool Pioneers’ Memorial Park is the resting place of more than 13,000 people; here lie buried the early pioneers of Liverpool. Notables and New Discoveries re-assesses the park’s inhabitants and hierarchy, learn about them through the exhibition and talks.
Enjoy a pleasant afternoon of Celtic Heritage and displays of Celtic music, song and dance at Parc Menai Celtic Festival.
Come along and 'Discover Linnwood' - Western Sydney's hidden gem. Built in 1891 by George McCredie - 'Victor of the Plague'. See and hear the history of the house, plus a display of WWII domestic memorabilia entitled 'We'll Meet Again', then relax and enjoy a Devonshire Tea.
Special Vintage Bus in the Sutherland area linking Sydney Tramway Museum, Loftus to many other Heritage Events.
The opportunity to appreciate an earlier era of Sydney's public transport, when trams were the major people movers.
Brinsley's Joinery Shop as it stands today was established in 1929 after fire destroyed the original building and is still used to produce timber joinery & furniture. It is one of the few intact examples of inter-war industrial buildings in the Sutherland Shire & is well worth a visit.
Join us for a guided walking tour of the Era shack community in the Royal National Park and see how the shacks at this remote location were built and maintained by the owners. Hear the stories of how the shacks survived to be listed on the State Heritage Register in 2012.
Join Anna Ridley, Old Government House curator for a special tour of Making Good, and find out more about the convict artisans featured in the exhibition.
Join our friendly, experienced nature guide on this pleasant meander in a beautiful parkland setting.