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Life Along the Riverbank in Parramatta
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The Sentry Box is one of four exciting artworks that have been recently installed on the river foreshore in Parramatta. The artworks reveal stories of hardship, love, loss, survival, order and punishment in the early 1800s. Life Along the Riverbank was created by historian Michael Flynn, artists Susan Milne and Greg Stonehouse and Parramatta City Council’s Parramatta Stories Project. These contemporary interpretations are designed to attract people and spark debate, insight and reflection on the heritage and the people who lived along riverbank. They provide a dramatic and engaging experience for visitors as they begin their journey along the Harris Park Heritage Walk. Want to hear the stories? The characters of the1800s will be brought to life through four soundscapes which can be downloaded to your mobile or ipod from the itunes store. Download and print your map which will lead you on your walk starting at the Parramatta Wharf.© Parramatta City Council 2009 | Photos by Gary Trin | Historical drawings courtesy of the Mitchell Library NSW | Soundscapes by Acoustiguide