The Woolmers Estate collections team have recently finished putting together a new exhibition of never before seen objects from the ‘Woolmers Collection’. The exhibition titled ”Transportation to Trade – Woolmers Convicts at Work’ focuses on the mostly hidden tasks of assigned convicts at Woolmers Estate and the tools they may have used.
Five minutes drive from The Racecourse Inn is Brickendon Farm, one of Australia’s oldest farming properties, which has been continuously farmed by the Archer Family since 1824. ?Situated on the alluvial soils of the Norfolk Plains, on the banks of the Macquarie River, Brickendon lies next to Woolmers, also an?important convict estate. In July 2010 Brickendon and nearby Woolmers were … Read More