Tours highlight regions history

Tours highlight regions history

Lismore residents are being encouraged to get to know their local history through a bus tour during this years National Trust Festival next week.

The Richmond River Historical Society is conducting Lismore region history tours on Tuesday, April 8, and Saturday, April 12, at 10am and 2pm.

The two-hour minibus tour takes people through the local countryside and includes ancient rainforest remnants, Aboriginal sites and early villages, as well as the places associated with the pioneer cedar-getters, settlers as well as the sugar cane and dairying industries.

This year the National Trust celebrates 63 years of caring for the states environmental, built and cultural heritage and the non-profit charity has chosen the theme Our Place for its annual festival, from April 5-20.

The Lismore history tours will be a part of over 400 events taking place across NSW as part of the annual National Trust Festival.

For further information phone 6621 9993 or visit www.nsw.nationaltrust.org.au.


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