Image: John Rae, “George Street looking north, showing Jewish Synagogue, Police Officers, the Markets, old Burial Ground, now the site of Town Hall”, 1842, City of Sydney Civic Collection 1989.123
City Historian and author Dr Lisa Murray will share the history of the Old Sydney Burial Ground, Sydney’s first official cemetery.
This will be followed by a guided tour of historic lower Town Hall, given by Rebecca Anderson, the City’s Assistant Curator. This will be a combined presentation and site tour of Sydney Town Hall.
When: Thursday 6 September, 12.45pm-2.00pm
Where: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney
Bookings essential: via Book Now button above
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 9265 9333
Hosted by: The City of Sydney History and Curatorial teams
The domed building in the center is the Police Office at the time of painting.