Parramatta Heritage Rides
Sun Nov 27, 2016 8.30am: First, Oldest and Longest
Parramatta is home to Australia's:
AUSTRALIA'S OLDEST private building (Elizabeth Farm - 1793),
AUSTRALIA'S OLDEST public building (Old Government House - 1799),
AUSTRALIA'S OLDEST Cemetery (St Johns - 1790);
FIRST successful farm (The Governors Farm - 1788),
FIRST first land grant (Experiment Farm - 1790),
And to its:
OLDEST 3 storey brick building (the Female Orphan School - 1818).
OLDEST Church Site (St Johns - 1803)
OLDEST Military Site (Lancer Barracks - 1819)
AND SO MUCH MORE!!
This ride will open your eyes to Parramatta's rich heritage and history.
Duration: Approx. 3 hours
2nd Kings School, 1836
Old Government House, 1799
Dairy Cottage, 1798
St Johns Church Towers, 1819
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Parramatta Heritage Rides open up Parramatta's wealth of hidden heritage, including Australia's 3 oldest buildings (pre-1800!), its oldest cemetery (1790) and much, much more, through a variety of easy, themed bicycle rides with regular stops and commentary. Awarded a Commendation at the Parramatta City Council Heritage Awards, 2013. Come along and discover the fascinating story of Australia's second settlement on this fun history lesson in the classroom of the bicycle!
Parramatta Heritage Rides are operated by Camwest, in association with Bicycle NSW