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Posted Thursday, August 1, 2013
Join Concert Party as we return to the scene of past performances!
The Australian Heritage Dancers will be joining us to demonstrate dances.
Bring family & friends for a great day of music & dancing in a colonial setting.
The Heritage Listed Australiana Pioneer Village will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 100 years ago. It's a total experience - sights, sounds and aromas of the past. Come and enjoy the tranquility of the Hawkesbury – the beginning of Australia's rural settlement.
Founders, Bill and Marie McLachlan travelled to Los Angeles to judge the 1961 World Water Ski Titles at Long Beach California. During their stay the concept of The Australiana Village as it was called then came alive from meeting the Knotts Family of Knotts Berry Farm in Los Angeles. A committed couple, Marie and Bill with their imagination and determination created Australiana Heritage History.
A local moved the buildings in one piece to The Australiana Village. This incorporated moving buildings through traffic during the day, lifting electricity wires and pulling out local road posts ... Over the past years, the buildings you see today have either been donated or paid for ... (Pioneer Village website)
School-aged Children $3
Family $15 (2 adults and 2 school aged children)
Children under 5 years - Free
All parking is inside The Village
Enquiries Allen 9639 7494
Photo of Concert Party, 1981 - BMC Archives
Other photos from Australian Pioneer Village Website
(02) 9642 7950