Ultimo boundary marker

Boundary stone approximately 152 centimetres high which was erected on the eastern bank of Black Wattle Creek to delineate the boundary of Sydney Town.

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Sydney's Boundary Markers

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When Sydney was declared a town, Governor Bourke had eight stones erected to mark the boundaries. Less than a decade later, Governor Gipps declared Sydney to be a city, marking out the boundaries of the 1842 wards with a series of cast iron posts. Where are those early markers now?