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Windsor Historical Sites and Heritage Locations


Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler
Windsor
The Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler has been operating for many years now from historic Windsor, which is located at the end of the Windsor Road on one of the oldest waterways in Australia, the Hawkesbury River. Your hosts Sue and James Kelly and their friendly crew will take you on an unforgettable journey recreating cruises back in the 1800s. While enjoying the peace and tranquillity of the Hawkesbury River you can indulge in a first class meal, always being freshly prepared on board.
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Categories: Dining and Eating Out; Farming, Food and Produce; Historical Sites and Heritage Locations; Natural Attractions;
Hawkesbury Regional Museum
Windsor
Hawkesbury Regional Museum in Windsor has a long history including a rich indigenous cultural heritage established by the Darug people, as well as a distinctive built environment dating back to the earliest days of the colony. The Museum conserves and interprets that heritage to residents and visitors, many of whom have family links to the area.
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Categories: Galleries, Museums and Collections; Historical Sites and Heritage Locations; Parks and Gardens;
St Matthews Anglican Church
Windsor
St Matthew's Anglican Church has quite rightly been called one of the most beautiful buildings in Australia. Designed by Francis Greenway, under instruction from Govenor Macquarie, the building is a landmark. The grave yard also makes for facinating viewing, with graves of several people who came out with the First Fleet.
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Categories: Historical Sites and Heritage Locations; Landmarks and Buildings;
Windsor Heritage Walk
Windsor
The heritage charm of Windsor can be fully explored on the heritage walk of the town. Windsor emerged along the banks of the Hawkesbury River and became the third settlement of the Colony in 1794. Originally called Green Hills, Windsor was officially named in 1810 by Governor Macquarie after the town in England. The five Macquarie Towns are Windsor, Richmond, Willberforce, Pitt Town and Castlereagh.
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Categories: Galleries, Museums and Collections; Historical Sites and Heritage Locations; Scenic Drives and Walks;

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