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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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TREVOR’S STORY

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The 2011 Walk to Tahlee

It’s on again! This year’s walk will be on Sunday 20th November 2011. We’ll gather at Longworth Park, Karuah for a sausage sandwich while we register, then we’ll head off in groups under the direction of our guides. When you … Continue reading

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