Tag Archives: convict
Dec
16
2013

Tasmania has some fascinating offshore islands, including many that can be found off Tasmania’s East Coast. Continue reading

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Nov
16
2012

If you’ve made a visit to the Port Arthur Historic Site, don’t forget to also make your way to the Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, to learn about the female perspective of convict life in the 1800s. Continue reading

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Dec
09
2011

Just after Christmas visitors to Tasmania can enjoy the production of Port Arthur History Plays that will be performed at the fascinating and historic site. Continue reading

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Oct
06
2011

The historic site of Port Arthur is one of Australia’s most intriguing convict sites, offering visitors the chance to explore and become lost in the atmosphere of a fascinating time in the nation’s past. Situated on the Tasman Peninsula, the … Continue reading

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Apr
03
2011

William Gould was transported to Tasmania in 1827 for stealing a coat, and then spent his sentence on the utterly treacherous Sarah Island Convict Settlement. Whilst there, and with encouragement from the medical officer, he embarked upon recording in a … Continue reading

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