Presented by Sydney Water as part of the National Trust Heritage Festival
Veteran Hall was the homestead of William Lawson, who crossed the Blue Mountains in 1813 with the team that included Blaxland and Wentworth. Remaining cultural landscape features help to explain how the site’s location that allowed Lawson’s pastoral interests to flourish (including breeding some of the finest horses in the colony). The site also played a crucial role in Sydney’s Upper Nepean Water Supply Scheme.
Date: Three tours at 10-11.30am 12-1.30pm, and 2-3.30pm, Tuesday 17 May 2016
Venue: Prospect Reservoir, West Ryde 2114