Heritage Days & Re-enactments

View photos from some of the special events held at the Gold Rush Colony. Discover life as it was in the early 1800s on the Australian goldfields - period costumes and weird characters of the past.
Heritage - Promoting Gold History

Maureen's Blue Bonnet and Robert's Green Felt Hat ensure that Principals recognise then when promoting The Original Gold Rush Colony at Principals' Conferences. To find out more click on the links below.

Heritage Costume - Dylan Parkinson

Dylan gets into the spirit of Re-enactment Days by borrowing Robert's famous green felt hat at the Original Gold Rush Colony 287km south of Sydney. For more information click the link below.

Heritage Costume - Ben Tillett

Ben drives the steam train Olga, and works as a Blacksmith for school excursions and Heritage days at the Original Gold Rush Colony South Wales. For more information click the link below.

Heritage Costume - Jacqueline Brennan

When Jackie dresses up for the Heritage Days at the Original Gold Rush Colony NSW, our tomboy tour guide turns into a lady Emily Bronte would be proud of. For more information click the link below.

Heritage Costuume - Anthony McLennan

Prior to joining the Original Gold Rush Colony team as a tour guide, Anthony supplied the souvenir shop with polished stones, and took part in Heritage Days as a Bushranger.  For more information please click the link below.

Heritage Costume - June Lotzof

June Lotzof is co-owner of the Original Gold Rush Colony at Mogo on the New South Wales Coast. Find out more about June by clicking the link below to view her profile.

Community Member - Eleanor Woodville

Eleanor would not stay "Miss" James for long in the heady days of the Original Gold Rush Colony. She is a tour guide and Miss James for school excursions and Heritage days. To find out more click the link below.

Heritage Costume - Simon Minogue

Simon obliges on Heritage Days at the Original Gold Rush Colony and gets into the costume and spirit of the 1850's. He is more at home with the native flora, gum trees, wattles and banksias. For more information click on the link below.

Events - Re-Enactment Day

The Clark brothers have been variously known as The Bloodiest Bushrangers, as immortalised in the book of that name. On re-enactment days at the Original Gold Rush Colony,our troopers on horseback try to place the Clarks in their rightful place in infamy. The horses race through the streets with the villains captured in the eucalyptus forest.

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