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About aacoroad

This is the blog for The Old AACompany Road from Karuah to Tahlee. It contains information about walks on the road, history and other information.

Some Maps for the Journey

These maps are in PDF. Also try Google Earth or similar. Record your information on the maps where you can or in a Word document. Use the print icon on the map page to print the section you are interested … Continue reading

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THE MYALL U3A PORT STEPHENS TO GLOUCESTER HISTORY KIT

THE KIT Here it is. This should get you on your way! For maps, please go to Google Earth or similar. Click on “THE KIT” (above) to download the latest version!

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THE JOURNEY FROM TAHLEE TO GLOUCESTER IN 1826

In November 1826, Robert Dawson, Chief Agent of the AA Company led a group consisting of 6 Aborginal men and 3 convicts together with 5 horses and a couple of dogs from the Australian Agricultural Company headquarters at Tahlee on … Continue reading

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A YEAR ON COOPLACURRIPA

A Young Teacher’s Experience on a Famous Cattle Station in the 1960s By David Benson Some Preliminary Information: I was posted to my first school in 1964. It was on a cattle station called Cooplacurripa. Just recently, part of my … Continue reading

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THE PRESENT STATE OF KARUAH, PORT STEPHENS – AN ABORIGINAL PERSPECTIVE

Here is a new booklet with an invitation to join in! We particularly welcome responses from Aboriginal readers.Present State Final This booklet takes a look at Robert Dawson’s encounters with the First Australians in the 1820s. Dawson was the first … Continue reading

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THE 2015 WALK BOOKLET

The Permanent Walk Booklet Update aaaWell here it is! This is the online version of the first professionally published Walk Booklet. It’s been updated and extended. The hard copy will be on sale with the Walk for 2015 for $5 … Continue reading

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NEW WALK BOOKLET FOR 2015

This year, the Walk Booklet has been totally revised and will be professionally printed for the first time. It will be available for walkers and will go on sale at The Karuah Centre hopefully in March. It will be available … Continue reading

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