River and Mountains History Walks: Windsor

Meet at 9.45am at Windsor Train Station.


This walk takes us to Windsor which has preserved its layers of history: discover cooperation and conflict between First Peoples and settlers; trees, plants, fish, waterbirds, bridges, historic buildings, cemeteries and architecture; and Governor Macquarie’s vision of a settler society. A walk with a café!


Note to enrolling students: To get to Windsor you can take the 8:34am train from Central which arrives at 9.43am. We will return to the station in time for the 3:13pm train which arrives back at Central at 4:27pm.


The walk is about 5 hours long, and a level gradient. It is graded 2 as reasonable fitness is required (must be able to walk 12 kms). The tracks range from: well-maintained walking track; parkland; some stairs; bridges; street.

  • Walking shoes
  • Hat & sunscreen
  • Backpack with morning tea, lunch and drink – 1 to 2 litres of water
  • Clothing as befits the weather


SUGGESTED READING

  • Daruganora: Darug country: the place and the people, J. L. Kohen 2006
  • Margaret Catchpole: Her Life and Her Letters, Laurie Chater Forth 2012
  • Blood revenge: Murder on the Hawkesbury 1799, Lyn Stewart 2015
$99 Limited / $89

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04 Sep

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