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Queanbeyan City Heritage Walk

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by Keiziah Kabutey (subscribe)
Published November 23rd 2012
Queanbeyan has something to offer everyone
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So let just say it is a beautiful day and you are not sure what to do in Canberra.

Well, why not take a drive to Canberra's neighbour. It will only take you 15 minutes to drive to Queanbeyan and you will feel like you have step back in time.

Queanbeyan has the City Heritage Walk which the whole family can get involve in. The walk will take you back in time to the 1800s and you will discover history again.

Contact the Queanbeyan Visitors Information centre for more details or click here for the full heritage walk information.

This is what you will find on your beautiful walk and yes, its all free.

1. Visitor information Centre which was built in 1925.

2. Walsh's Hotel was established in 1875.

3. Royal Hotel built in 1850.

4. Council Chambers which is listed by the NSW Heritage Commission because of its unusual Romanesque-style of architecture.was constructed in 1927 at a cost of 3500 pounds.

5. Fire Station was built 1925 in Federation-style brickwork.

6. Duttons Cottage dates back to the mid1880s.

7. Uniting Church earliest portion was constructed in 1859.

8. St Benedict's Convent1880s for the Sisters of the Good Samaritan

9. Suspension Bridge was originally built in 1901, but the superstructure was washed away in the floods of 1925 and was replaced in 1938.

10. Anglican Church.

11. Masonic Temple built in 1925.

12. Old School of Arts 110 Monaro Street was constructed in 1867 by Edwin Oswald Evans.

13. Byrne's Steam Flour Mill is the only one of nine remaining mills, which operated in this district from the 1840s.

14. The Mill House was built in 1883.

15. Queen Elizabeth Park date back to 1888.

16. Boer War Memorial erected in 1903.

17. John Gale Statue - Gale was an early pioneer who established the first newspaper in 1860.

18. Queanbeyan Museum built in 1876.

19. Oueanbeyan Printing Museum was opened on October 23, 2004.

20. Farrer Memorial was erected in 1988 to commemorate William James Farrer.
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Why? Family day out
Phone: 02 6285 6307
Where: Queanbeyan
Cost: Free
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