3. Sustenance for settlement

Parramatta Historical Walk

3. Sustenance for settlement

Harris Park, New South Wales 2150, Australia

Created By: Free Hugs

Point of Interest Details

Starvation threatened the newly arrived colonists at Sydney Cove who were struggling to survive in a foreign land. The fertile soils and fresh water which they found here in 1788 changed the course of the Parramatta story and shaped the future of Australia. Successful crops meant that Parramatta was settled as a town, which soon outgrew Sydney in size and importance for some time owing to its role in sustaining and governing the new colony

This point of interest is part of the tour: Parramatta Historical Walk


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