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Image: Henry Kendall Cottage c1836, courtesy of the Brisbane Water Historical Society

The Brisbane Water Historical Society’s “At home and at the front” exhibition is in its last weeks. The exhibition showcases a tribute to the life and legacy of Col. Garnet Adcock and must close on the 28th of November.

The exhibition is showing at the Henry Kendall Cottage and Historical Museum which is open between 10am to 3pm on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Guests are also invited to enjoy the lovely Cottage grounds between 10am to 4pm.


The Cottage: 

The cottage was built by Peter Fagan, using convict labour, between 1836-1840. His family kept ownership of the property until 1921 where it was purchased by Colonel Garnet Adcock. Poet Henry Kendall called the cottage home for the years 1873 to 1874.

To find out more about this exhibition and upcoming events see here.

When:       Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays 10am to 3pm. 
(Exhibition on display from Saturday 1 September – Wednesday 28 November)
Where:     25 Henry Kendall Street, West Gosford
Cost:        Adults $5, Concessions $4, Children $3 (Children under 5 free), Family Entry $10
Contact: or 02 4325 2270