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History was Made at Parramatta

A look around the historic centre of Parramatta in Sydney.
Series : Australian Colour Diary | Episode : 4 | Year : 1957 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Parramatta. Traffic down Church Street. Street scenes showing shops and other buildings. Couple entering colonial style building on site of birthplace of Melbourne's founder John Batman. Hand pulling door bell of Roseneath, exterior. Exteriors Elizabeth Farm, Australia's oldest existing school house built by John Macarthur.
Access No. 40493 | 53 secs | 1950s | Parramatta, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Old Government House, Parramatta Park and Governor's Bath House. Churches. Remains of stone wharf between Farm Cove and Parramatta. Milestone to Parramatta 1859. Military parade at King's School, cadets, military band. Nurses walking in Parramatta Park looking at flowers. Speed boat races at Silverwater, spectators, nissan huts behind. Suburbs, large suburban houses.
Access No. 126695 | 2 mins 5 secs | 1950s | Parramatta, Silverwater, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |