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MY CRADLE CITY DREAM IN 2030: Parramatta the place to be

Local historian  Gary John Carter, a little tongue in cheek, dreams about Parramatta’s future. DATELINE July 2030: Destination NSW has listed Parramatta as one of the premier tourist attractors in the State. It has a mountain of Heritage business success stories and tourist activities that have made Parramatta the place to be and visit in …

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Early days of Parramatta pubs: Baker’s Arms and surrounds

 PUBS have always been a big part of Parramatta, from its early days of development through to the thriving city it is today. Local historian Gary J Carter shares some interesting stories from his book About that Shout, available from Parramatta City Council Heritage Centre in Church St Baker’s Arms and surrounds In 1847, Thomas Blake …

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