Camden Park House & Garden Open Days

Photo Source: http://macarthur.com.au/camden-park-house-and-garden-open-weekend

Photo Source: http://macarthur.com.au/camden-park-house-and-garden-open-weekend

Open 20 – 21 September 2014. Saturday 12noon – 4pm; Sunday 10am – 4pm

Historic Camden Park House built in 1835 for John and Elizabeth Macarthur and their family is open for one weekend a year. Tour through this historic Georgian mansion designed by John Verge. Explore the colonial garden filled with spring blossoms and rare botanical plants, and enjoy devonshire tea or BBQ lunch.  Plant, gifts and produce stalls on display as well as Vintage Cars.

More information available here at www.camdenparkhouse.com.au.

Elizabeth Macarthur never lived at Camden Park House, although she was a regular visitor and often stayed for long periods.  Her husband John Macarthur was instrumental in the creation of the house but it was their two youngest sons, William and James, who lived and worked at Camden Park House and who established it as the proto-type Australian agricultural empire.

Macarthur descendants still live in Camden Park House to this day.

2018-03-21T15:36:04+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Elizabeth Macarthur, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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