Friday, November 5, 2010

ROCK VALLEY HOMESTEAD - VIDEO


Another video courtesy of TamsACT showing the historic Rock Valley Homestead. Built in 1895 by George Green and Gorge Hatcliff of Pise construction (rammed earth), Rock Valley homestead at Tidbinbilla in the Australian Capital Territory stands as a testament to the pioneers of the Tidbinbilla Mountains.

Patrick Jeffreys, district pioneer and president of the Tidbinbilla Pioneers Association takes us on a tour of the remnant buildings and relates the history of the complex...

For more information I have a post The revival of Rock Valley.


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2 comments:

  1. Great video, I enjoyed it very much. I could feel the history in those buildings from here!
    Thank you.
    Keith.
    http://woodsrunnersdiary.blogspot.com/

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  2. Thanks Keith. I had never seen the homestead before the fires unfortunately. It would have been good to see it as a functional building.

    The homestead is such an important part of the Tidbinbilla Valley (and the ACT's) heritage and it is great to see that people are caring for it today.
    Cheers

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