history

Convict Footprints Theatre

      ‘Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road’ tells the stories of the convicts and characters that worked and died building the road. Written by Steven Hopley and directed by Jerry Retford, the play offers an honest, touching, and at times funny, look into the intriguing history of this world-heritage listed site. Winners of NSW Central Coast Tourism Awards two ...[Read More]

Convict Footprints Theatre

        ‘Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road’ tells the stories of the convicts and characters that worked and died building the road. Written by Steven Hopley and directed by Jerry Retford, the play offers an honest, touching, and at times funny, look into the intriguing history of this world-heritage listed site. Winners of NSW Central Coast Tourism Awa ...[Read More]

Convict Footprints Theatre

        ‘Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road’ tells the stories of the convicts and characters that worked and died building the road. Written by Steven Hopley and directed by Jerry Retford, the play offers an honest, touching, and at times funny, look into the intriguing history of this world-heritage listed site. Winners of NSW Central Coast Tourism Awa ...[Read More]

Convict Footprints Theatre

        ‘Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road’ tells the stories of the convicts and characters that worked and died building the road. Written by Steven Hopley and directed by Jerry Retford, the play offers an honest, touching, and at times funny, look into the intriguing history of this world-heritage listed site. Winners of NSW Central Coast Tourism Awa ...[Read More]

Convict Footprints Theatre

          ‘Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road’ tells the stories of the convicts and characters that worked and died building the road. Written by Steven Hopley and directed by Jerry Retford, the play offers an honest, touching, and at times funny, look into the intriguing history of this world-heritage listed site. Winners of NSW Central Coast Tour ...[Read More]

Convict Footprints Theatre

        ‘Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road’ tells the stories of the convicts and characters that worked and died building the road. Written by Steven Hopley and directed by Jerry Retford, the play offers an honest, touching, and at times funny, look into the intriguing history of this world-heritage listed site. Winners of NSW Central Coast Tourism Awa ...[Read More]

DLH Historical Society Inc – Heneage Finch.

Heneage Finch of Laguna – the real story. Dharug & Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society Inc is pleased to welcome on Saturday 24th September Mike Hodgetts, retired quantity surveyor, resident of Pokoblin and a lifetime researcher of Heneage Finch. Mike will lead us in a discovery talk on the true story of this remarkable man, Heneage Finch. Please join us as we uncover the real history ar ...[Read More]

Heneage Finch – Finch’s Line – The Real Story…

Heneage Finch of Laguna – the real story. Dharug & Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society Inc is pleased to welcome on Saturday 24th September Mike Hodgetts, retired quantity surveyor, resident of Pokoblin and a lifetime researcher of Heneage Finch. Mike will lead us in a discovery talk on the true story of this remarkable man, Heneage Finch. Please join us as we uncover the real history ar ...[Read More]

DLH Historical Society Convict site exploration

COME ALONG AND EXPLORE CONVICT SITES WITH DLHHS Inc.   In August the Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society Inc. will be leading an excursion to the two “road encampments”, formerly referred to as the “stockades”, situated above Wisemans Ferry. These encampments were used from 1827 until 1832 to house the convicts working on the construction of the Great North Road down into Wisemans ...[Read More]

Historical Society – Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia Comes to Gunderman The Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society Inc. are hosting a talk of T E Lawrence, better known as ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. Join us to hear about the man who became known as Lawrence of Arabia. His exploits during the Great War became legendary and yet the man himself was a complex character. Judith McDonald has extensively researched the life of T E Law ...[Read More]