July 10, 2011

Date: Sunday 10th July 2pm – 5.00pm
Event: Walk – La Perouse day: 1788 French garden, exhibition and Botany cemetery
Meet at: To be advised when booking
Cost: Members $15 Guests $25 includes light refreshments. Bookings essential

Sites:  the French Garden in La Perouse – Link to Story

Botany Cemetery in Matraville:  The Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park has been an important part of Sydney since its first interment in 1893. Located on the
site is the Pioneer Memorial Park (1976), where memorials of early pioneers and prominent citizens of the colony still stand. This Park contains 746 surviving memorials of 2285 transported in 1901 from the Sydney Burial Ground, also known as the Old Devonshire Street (Burial) Ground and the Sandhills Cemetery.

Chinese Market Gardens – Phillip Bay.

(Photo:  likely position of the Collignon garden between the path and Frenchman’s beach)

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