Stepping Back in Time and Into Goldrush Gulgong, Central West NSW

It’s time to continue my love affair with the stunning Holtermann Collection – a 3,500-strong collection of glass plate negatives developed (see what I did there?) in the 1870s.

The Holtermann Museum in Gulgong celebrates the images that were captured during Gulgong’s roaring goldrush days in 1872. An extension of this excellent museum is a small brochure that takes you outside the museum’s walls and onto the historic streets.

Grab your camera and join me on the Holtermann Trail…

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A Sunny Stroll Around Historic Hill End, Central West NSW

A well-to-do family in Hill End. Source: Holtermann Collection
A well-to-do family in Hill End. Source: Holtermann Collection

Sometimes it’s the simple things in life that bring the most joy. A stroll in the sunshine through historic streets with your significant other is hard to beat. Our ‘built’ history in Australia is relatively new in comparison to many other places around the world, but it is still fascinating to us Aussies and provides an excellent insight into our times past.

Join me for a gentle stroll along the goldrush-era streets of Hill End.

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