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Written by: ceo   On: 02nd Mar, 2017

The Convict Trail Project will be conducting five events during the National Trust's Heritage Festival. In keeping with this years festival theme 'Having a Voice' Guided Tours will be conducted at key sites along the Old Great North Road. 


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Iron Gangs

Written by: ceo   On: 05th Jan, 2017

Who built the Great North Road

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Carols at the Convict Wall

Written by: ceo   On: 14th Dec, 2016

A truley unique Christmas experiance.Carols at the Convict Wall

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Save St Albans Common

Written by: ceo   On: 03rd Nov, 2016

From time to time items come across my desk from various community groups along the Great North Road seeking our support and assistance to help spread the word to our members and supporters. This week is one such occassion. The St albans Common Action Group are currently trying to save their common. Please grab a coffee or cup of tea and spend a few minutes reading about their struggle. The Crown Lands Management Bill is due to be passed Tuesday 8th November!!!

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Another great reason to visit the Convict Trail

Written by: ceo   On: 05th Oct, 2016

Discover the romantic charm of the historic village of wollombi with local cafés, shops and parks, and unearth the history of the Convict Trail at the museum.

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The Great North Road and its Neighbours

Written by: ceo   On: 01st Sep, 2016

Unlocking more history about the Great North Road.

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Say Good Bye Winter in Wollombi

Written by: ceo   On: 24th Aug, 2016

Wollombi Country Fair & Laguna Art Show warm up the vally for the last weekend of winter!

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Great North Road Map from Cartoscope Maps

Written by: ceo   On: 11th Mar, 2014

Great North Road from Cartoscope Maps

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