NSW: Bungonia Archaeology – Our Stories in Stone


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Hear the context for this remarkable building set in the earliest proposed town south of Sydney. Walk through the past and feel the stones breathe their stories, pore over the artefacts, discover the lives and history of this building from 1830s and its survival til now.

Presented by the Bungonia and District Historical Society

Sunday 20 May 2018
9:45am Entry and registration
10.15am John Jervis & Anne Wiggan: What was Bungonia like when these stones were first laid?
Morning tea, artefact display, historical photos, pictures, and maps
11:00am Artefact Q&A
11:30am Tour of ‘The Bakehouse’ by courtesy of the owners.

Cost: $15 / person (cash only), children free

Bookings:  Contact Anne Wiggan on annekwbungonia@gmail.com or 02 4844 4228

We encourage visitors to also tour the historic Bungonia National Park, and the Bungonia Cemetery (earliest burial 1836), and take a self-guided tour of the historic C19th Bungonia Village Plan.

Wear sturdy shoes, and bring drinking water and sunscreen.

How to get here: Landsdowne Bridge Goulburn is closed ; access the detours along Sloane St under the rail-line, or, over the rail crossing РBlackshaw Rd, Park Rd, Forbes St onto Bungonia Rd/Windellema Rd and turn into Mountain Ash Road for Bungonia Village (28k approx). The Village Hall is on the main road opposite the cnr King and Goderich streets. From the Sydney Canberra Freeway, access is from the concrete overpass near Marulan onto Jerrara Road.

1975 photograph, Lewis Buckingham (dec.).