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Sad place anyway

There are two parts of this place - one is conterporary - children Aboriginal school and Aboriginal... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2016
Jan L
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Hobart, Australia
Part of history that Tasmanians don't know

This is a sad place where there was a massacre of Tasmanian Aborigines by the British invaders. You... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
wombatdavid
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Tasmania
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“Part of history that Tasmanians don't know”
May 11, 2017
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Site of the first white settlement in Tasmania from 1803-4. Previously the land had belonged to the Moomairremener people, who were cast out in a most savage and brutal manner.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a sad place where there was a massacre of Tasmanian Aborigines by the British invaders. You access it by driving across the Bowen Bridge and then driving the Richmond direction. Now there is a monument put up by the invaders and remains of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Risdon Cove is (i) where first settlement (albeit brief) for Hobart was - then it was moved. There is a monument to this. There is also (if you walk up the hill along the path), markers where some of the soldiers huts were from that...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

This place was hard to find being unsigned until you have driven past the gate. So much could be made of this and isn't. The heritage of the significance of the site as the first landing point of the British in Van Dieman's Land is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Alan1fromOz
Reviewed April 7, 2016

There are two parts of this place - one is conterporary - children Aboriginal school and Aboriginal comunity center - and one is historical - Place, where in the history was one of the first settlements of English settlers and also place where first Aboriginals...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Jan L
Reviewed December 3, 2015

It's an interesting place to see. Lovely to be there when the children were inside enjoying school. We gained permission and were happily allowed to have our picnic lunch among the trees. Everyone was very friendly.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Jeanette M
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