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European settlement, local indigenous people and history
George Street, Windsor NSW AUSTRALIA. Top image c.1900, bottom image 2015.

When in Windsor, Heritage ‘Lime & Coconut’ is the perfect mix.

What a beautiful painting by William Charles Piguenit of the Hawkesbury River, and titled Hawkesbury River, painted in 1881 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

the Hawkesbury & Nepean wars were largely fought in the greater western Sydney region & was considered to be the first conflict between settlers and the indigenous

The beautiful and isolated Castlereigh cemetery, is the only reminder left of “the Castlereagh” Governor Macquarie had in mind, when he announced his “Five Towns” in December 1810. The cemetery was severely vandalised earlier this year.

The beautiful and isolated Castlereigh cemetery, is the only reminder left of “the Castlereagh” Governor Macquarie had in mind, when he announced his “Five Towns” in December The cemetery was severely vandalised earlier this year.

Tizzana Winery, Sackville Reach, Hawkesbury River 1887. An early experiment in grape growing.

Tizzana Winery, Sackville Reach, Hawkesbury River An early experiment in grape growing.

map of the Hawkesbury region, NSW

Houseboat and Luxury five star spa boats for hire on the Hawkesbury River. Located at Wisemans Ferry, 80 minutes from Sydney CBD.

Captain Thunderbolt shot dead On this day …….. 25th May 1870 Bushranger Captain Thunderbolt was born Frederick Ward at Wilberforce near Windsor, NSW, in 1836. As an excellent horseman, his specialty was horse stealing. For this, he was sentenced in 1856 to ten years on Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour. On 1 July 1860, Ward was released on a […]

May 1870 Bushranger Captain Thunderbolt was born Frederick Ward at Wilberforce near Windsor, NSW, in As an excellent horseman, his specialty was horse steali…

Hawkesbury River @ Wisemans Ferry by Alexandra Allan, Sydney NSW

Hawkesbury River @ Wisemans Ferry by Alexandra Allan, Sydney NSW

The Presbyterian Church at Ebenezer in 1951.

The Presbyterian Church at Ebenezer, 1951

Lower Hawkesbury Wesleyan Chapel

Lower Hawkesbury Wesleyan Chapel