Old Mans Valley

Fertile valley west of Hornsby CBD named by first settler Thomas Higgins for an old man kangaroo which frequented the area.

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Old Mans Valley

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Home to the Dharug people in the west and the Guringai in the east, Old Mans Valley was granted to Thomas Higgins in 1824. Timber, orchards and quarries have been the main economic pursuits.