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Historic Walk in Bowenfels and Hartley Village September 30
30 September @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bruce McLennan is organising a free historic walk and tour of the Presbyterian Church at Bowenfels and the Royal Hotel in the Historic Hartley Village.
On the afternoon of Saturday 30 September we have a “Walk & Talk” event – any of your members are welcome to attend. Free.
Meet at the Historic South Bowenfels Church on the Highway. Coming from Lithgow, take care turning right from the highway.
Tour inside of church and talk. Visit Historic cemetery opposite.
Walk on to the former Presbyterian Cooerwell Academy – now La Salle Academy.
Drive to Hartley.
Meet up again at the “Royal Hotel” in the Hartley Historic Village. Turn hard left as you approach the Court House, and go up the hill – opposite old church.
Talk about Bowenfels area in the early 1890s. Several personalities and activities centred around Bowenfels.
Tea and coffee available after the talk.
Bruce’s Great Grandfather, Rev Donald McLennan, was the minister at the Bowenfels Church in 1890 and ‘91.
Members of a Facebook group who have ancestors from there are arranging to attend.
For more information call Bruce on 0416 231 939.