Historic Australia

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Traditional Classic Australian Farmhouse -- hip roof, wrap around deep verandah, yummy!

Classic Australian Colonial Farmhouse style, with hip roof, wrap-around deep verandah, and set on the top of a hill to catch the cooling breezes

Bennelong Point 1952 - 2015. [Fairfax/Getty images & Destination NSW by Kevin Sundgren]

Bennelong Point 1952 - [Fairfax/Getty images & Destination NSW by Kevin Sundgren]

Opening of the first Hawkesbury River Bridge, NSW, 1889

Steam Locomotive, Vintage Photographs, Historical Pics, Historical Society, Botany Bay, Central Coast, North Shore, South Wales, Bridge

Sisters of Mercy, St Catherine's, at Brooklyn, in the Hawkesbury region of New South Wales. v@e.

Sisters of Mercy, St Catherine's, at Brooklyn on the Hawkesbury River North of Sydney, New South Wales.

Old Government House is the oldest remaining public building in Australia. Every Governor from Phillip to Fitzroy spent some time in residence at Parramatta with Governor Brisbane making this his permanent home in the colony.

Old Government House is the oldest remaining public building in Australia. Every Governor from Phillip to Fitzroy spent some time in residence at Parramatta with Governor Brisbane making this his permanent home in the colony.

Weight testing the new Hawkesbury River Bridge in 1946. They used two 38 class locomotives (Today's restored 3801 is now the only one remaining in its class.)

Weight testing the new Hawkesbury River Bridge in They used two 38 class locomotives (Today's restored 3801 is now the only one remaining in its class.

The Doctors House, Windsor, NSW. So called because doctors have occupied parts of it since 1876. The site was originally occupied by an inn called The Lord Nelson which was built in 1819. The present building was constructed in 1844 and is one of the finest examples of a colonial terrace building in Australia.

The Doctors House, Windsor, NSW. So called because doctors have occupied parts of it since 1876. The site was originally occupied by an inn called The Lord Nelson which was built in 1819. The present building was constructed in 1844 and is one of the finest examples of a colonial terrace building in Australia.

Rouse Hill House, NSW. This amazing Georgian house was used by six generations of the Rouse family since 1813. It is a complete record of an Australian family's country house with artefacts, furnishings, buildings, gardens and a costume collection. The house and outbuildings are very fragile and to protect them access to the estate is only by guided tour.

This amazing Georgian house was used by six generations…

Toll House, Bridge Street, Windsor, New South Wales, ca. 1935. The Toll House is now far below street level, and difficult to see, so it's nice to see it from this view in an early photo.

Toll House, Bridge Street, Windsor, New South Wales, ca.

The Rocks,Sydney in 1875.

Magraths Lane in Kent Street, Sydney in National Library of Australia.

Ebenezer church, established in 1809. The oldest church in Australia. NSW History. PS

Ebenezer church, established in The oldest church in Australia.

Rose Cottage - Hawkesbury River Heritage Farm, NSW. One of the oldest timber buildings in Australia built around 1811

One of the oldest timber buildings in Australia built around 1811

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