Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Sydney Town Hall


Our grand Town Hall.  Built between 1868 and 1889 on the site of the Old Sydney Cemetery that was used between 1793 and 1820.  Before construction only a basic clearing and exhumation of the land was done which lead to rather interesting and a little macabre finds during  subsequent excavations.  The place is open during business hours and guided tours are also available for a donation.  Exhibitions are also regularly held  as I mentioned previously here.  I also took a colour photo but thought my black and white one looked much more "arty".

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