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Self Guided Illustrated Historical Walks

Each book in this series is a self guided historical walk through Annandale. Each walk explores the people and construction of Annandale. Each book covers two decades of Annandales History a hundred years apart. The first book in the series, 1890s Annandale: A Short Walk, covers the 1790s and 1890s.

1890s Annandale A Short Walk second edition Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of Church with steeple

Federation Annandale A Short Walk Marghanita da Cruz

Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk Second Edition by Marghanita da Cruz with Annandale Viaduct and Soldiers

1920s Annandale A Short Walk  Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of 1920s Flats

1930s Annandale: A Short Walk by Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of an Art Deco Pub

1940s Annandale A Short Walk  Marghanita da Cruz with photograph of street with aircraft being towed.

50s Annandale A Short Walk,  Marghanita da Cruz

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Ecologically Sustainable Walk around Annandale

This walk starts and ends at the Annandale Post Office. The Post Office is at the intersection of Johston and Booth Sts, Annandale.

Allow two hours for the walk.

Setting out from the post office turn west, and head, towards Leichhardt, down booth st (away from the Shops).

Turn right at Annandale St (the first intersection) and follow Annandale St, until you come to Wisdom st, the second st on your left.

Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery and White's Creek Wetlands

Head down Wisdom St into White's Creek Valley. This is the location of the Whites Creek Wetlands and the People around a Plant Nursery Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery. The nursery is open on Wednesday and Friday mornings, when volunteers gather for busy bees either in the nursery or head off to local bushcare projects.

After wandering through the wetlands, reading the signage continue north along the creek, you should pass under historic Aqueduct and see the basketball court on your left on the other side of the concreted whites creek.

Kerb Blister Swale, cnr of Piper and Annandale Streets

At Piper st, turn right and head east to Annandale Street, where there are two swale blisters.

Modified Kerb blisters reduce runoff and replenish ground water. See street plants thriving due to water sensitive design in Taylor Street (South). New modified Kerb blisters have been installed at the intersection of Annandale Street and Piper Street. The modified design channels water from gutter into the blister...Kerb Blister with water channelmore

Continue up Piper Street, to Johnston St and then turn right and head towards Federal Park and the Harbour.

Follow the path past the Children's playground, then take a sharp left across the playing fields to Chapman st. Pubic Toilets are located under the viaduct. The old Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery is located next to the laneway leading to the crescent.

Federal Park Wetlands

At the Nursery, turn left and follow Chapman Road. On your left is bushland planted by the Nursery Volunteers. At the end of the Bushland is the heron in federal park wetlands Federal Park Wetlands.

Johnston's Creek LED Lighting and Aqueduct

The walk then continues along Johnston's Creek, through the Harold Park underpass under the Crescent and out into the Johnston Creek reserve. There are other nursery projects along the way and the Cyclist, Large Fig tree and Concrete AqueductSmart LED Lighting Pilot.

Taylor Street (South) Swales

Don't cross the bridge over Johnston's Creek, continue to the playground and along Taylor Street, to Booth Street. Cross Booth Street, to check out the swales in Taylor Street South, before heading back up Booth Street to the Post Office.

Getting to Annandale

A 470 bus from the Sydney CBD or a 370 from Coogee Beach, via UNSW and Sydney University, will take you to the Annandale Post Office at the Intersection of Johnston and Booth Sts. See Bus Info The walk can also be reached by the 433 bus which travels along the crescent Annandale and the Light Rail Rozelle Bay and Jubilee Park stops are also enroute. See 131500 Transport Trip Planner.

The post office is located in Annandale village which has several coffee shops, a pub, restaurants and supermarkets. However, there are no shops or cafes along the way so, take water with you. There is a public toilet near the old Rozelle Bay Nursery in Chapman St, but it may not be open.