This fascinating historical walk will commence at the site of one of the early bridge sites in Sydney, the Parramatta Road bridge over Long Cove Creek. The walk will draw on the history of Hawthorne, the local member, and the eventual transformation of Long Cove Creek to the Hawthorne Canal.

When: Sunday 11 September 2016, 10:00am-12:00pm
Where: Meet at Taverners Hill Light Rail Station adjacent to Parramatta Road and the Hawthorne Canal, Leichhardt
Cost: Free – register here
Contact: localhistory@lmc.nsw.gov.au or 02 9367 9266
Presented by Inner West CouncilLeichhardt Library.

Image: Hawthorne Canal, courtesy Leichhardt Library.


History Week Neighbours postcardThis event is part of
History Week: Neighbours
3-11 September 2016
Presented by the History Council of NSW
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