Harris Park

Residential suburb located adjacent to Parramatta, which was one of the first settlements in Sydney's west. It was the site of James Ruse's Experiment Farm, later purchased by New South Wales Corps surgeon John Harris.

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Originally home of the Barramattagal, the Toongagal and the Bidjigal people, Harris Park evolved as land was granted to colonists which was eventually broken up for residential subdivisions when a railway station was established in 1880.