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Sat 02 June, 10am - 2pm

Kissing Point, James Squire’s Orchard, Putney

Banalong, c. 1793 by William Waterhousec.1752-1822 – Pen and ink wash DGB 10 f.13 Dixson Library, Sydney Courtesy of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney

An excursion by RiverCat ferry via the Parramatta River through Wangal and Wallumedegal territory and history, to the site of James Squire’s orchard at Kissing Point Putney, where Woollarawarre Bennelong spent his last years and was buried in 1813. Conducted by Keith Vincent Smith, cultural historian and emeritus curator, Library Council of New South Wales. Meet at Circular Quay 10am. Bookings essential.

Cost: Free

RSVP: Friday 1 June

Enquiries: Judy MacGregor 0403 348 925
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