This is looking across the desolate township at John Dynon's Gallery on the right, with all the bikes etc. he thought would attract customers. You can also see the St Carthage Catholic Church, 1886, in the middle and the Methodist Church, about 1884, on the left.
Silverton Loses Its Character October 14th 2014 Started today with a headache so took some tablets and laid in a bit until 9am. It was still really windy and quite chilly. After breakfast, Barry went outside and then called out that the dead bird had disappeared – had I removed it? No, I hadn’t touched it. All that was left were a few colourful feathers on the ground. Something had obviously had a feast during the night.
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Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Silverton Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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