Bungonia History Day Talks - County Argyle Bushrangers and Convicts

Saturday 21 April 2018, 09:45am

Saturday, 21 April 2018

Bungonia History Day Talks and optional walks:†

County Argyle: Bushrangers and Convicts - Listen to two enthralling talks on Argyle County local outlaws, their impact all along the earliest road south; the convict gangs their Stockade and their punishments. Put yourself in the picture, touch the replica instruments and walk the Towrang site with a master of its detailed history. A day of well known Historians & Speakers.†
9:45-10:15 am:†Entry and registrations
10:15am:†John Jervis; The Towrang Stockade (Convict road builders) 'Lifers' in chains, in boxes (mobile cells), established in 1835 used until 1844 includes maps, replica artefacts and models†
Morning tea:†Hall Display: Old Houses and other buildings, Bungonia.†
11:10am: Roger Bayley; Bushrangers, Crime and Mayhem; attacks on Colonists; the dangerous roads; Justice in the Bush.†
12 midday- Lunch:††Powerpoint History of the Old School Bungonia; Sales.†
OPTIONAL tour of Towrang stockade site with John Jervis.†
OPTIONAL self-guided tour of the Historic Village of Bungonia.†
Cost includes:† morning tea, presentations, Q&A, displays & light lunch
Adults $25, Children $5, Concession $20 - pre-booking required for catering†