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There are numerous Heritage Items within the Annandale Urban Conservation Area. These are listed in the Annandale Association Register of Buildings, National Trust Register, NSW State Heritage Register (NSW) or Leichhardt Local Environmental Plan.
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Be Inspired at Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, whose sandstone spire has towered over Sydney's Inner West since 1889.
Visit the historic Blacket Brothers neo-gothic Church and Arts and Crafts School Hall. Entry is free
The exhibition of Church and Annandale's heritage in the 1886 Arts and Crafts brick school hall, will feature the Architect's drawings for Annandale's War Memorial (courtesy of the Leichhardt Library Local History Section), as well as extracts from the history of the Sewerage Aqueducts and the introduction of Electricity to Annandale from Marghanita da Cruz's short walk books. Entry is free.
At 1pm, 2pm and 3pm enjoy free recitals by Ralph Lane OAM, on the 1890 Hill and Son Organ(Free).
The ladies of the Presbyterian Womens Association are serving afternoon tea in hall throughout the afternoon.
.. for helping promote the festival by putting up a poster: Supabarn, DJs Upholstory and Antiques, Patisserie (177 Parramatta Road), EnviroLEDLighting, Eva's Vintage, Reg Williamson Automotive Electrics,Black Toast Cafe, Ester's Table and Annandale Dental
Annandale Heritage Festival is in association with Australian Heritage Week, National Trust Heritage Festival, National Trust Hunter Baillie Memorial Church Conservation Appeal and Leichhardt Council
At 2pm local author Marghanita da Cruz will guide a one hour walking tour of Annandale's War Memorials (Cost: $25 includes afternoon tea, numbers limited, proceeds to the Church Conservation Appeal. To book Telephone:9969-8071 or Email: email@example.com).
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Marghanita da Cruz will present a virtual tour of 1850s and 1950s Annandale. In the 1850s, a new Train line passed through the Annandale Estate and William Stanley Jevons came to live at Annangrove Cottage on the Parramatta Road.
Jevons left us descriptions of Annangrove and his walks home to the new Royal Mint where he worked as an Assayer.
Horse Drawn, Steam and electric Trams have all transported passengers along Parramatta Road until the 1950s.
This virtual tour will form the basis of Marghanita's seventh book in a series which presents Annandale's History as Short Walks.
At the end of the talk, there will be an opportunity to inspect the historic cottage and nearby sites.
By Time, Places or People.
There are Historic Engineering Plaques on, the still in use, 1890s Sewerage Aqueducts...more
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