March 17, 2015

Historic Governor Macquarie Event

Historic Governor Macquarie Event - All Welcome Butler’s Paddock, Liddleton Station, Jenolan Caves Road, Hartley, Sunday 26th April 2015. entry off the Jenolan Caves Road, 4 klms from the Great Western Highway Junction main proceedings commence 2pm sharp

On 26th April 2015, the Hartley District Progress Association, in conjunction with the Macquarie Society, will commemorate Governor Macquarie’s visit and his holding of the first Christian service performed west of the Blue Mountains. The event will be held in Butler’s paddock, overlooking Cox’s Road on which Governor and Mrs Macquarie made their way to Bathurst, the valley campsite where this first service was held and Mt Blaxland, the end point of Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth’s 1813 crossing.

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