Cadmans Cottage, Sydney

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#18 of 28 in Historic Sites in Sydney
Admire Sydney's oldest surviving residential building, Cadmans Cottage. Built in 1816 along the shore of The Rocks historic area, the cottage originally housed coxswains of government boats. It takes its name from its last coxswain resident, John Cadman, the superintendent of boats who lived there with his family from 1827 until 1845. Today, the Sydney Harbour National Parks Information Centre resides in the cottage. Make Cadmans Cottage a centerpiece of your Sydney vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Sydney travel itinerary maker.
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  • July 15, 2017
    Or discount has been nearly 200 years, and who had been exiled for horse thieves in the House joined hands are preserved. Noticed this attention not seen signs around the building. It was simple. A good visit time left.
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  • May 12, 2017
    You might be satisfied simply reading the signage outside the cottage. Note the boundaries near the street denoting the original edge of the harbor before it extended out to where it is today. And if ...  more »
  • March 29, 2017
    Wikipedia tells us that "Cadman's Cottage is the second oldest surviving residential building in Sydney, Australia, having been built in 1816 for the use of the governmental coxswains and their crews"...  more »
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  • A part of Sydney history which must be preserved.
  • Important part of the history of Sydney and the harbour. Be there at 18:00 for the start of the rocks free tour offered by I'm free guides!
  • Went through with the Ghost Tour of the rocks, without the guide just another old building
  • Another historically important place. Well maintained. Nice experience to visit this place.
  • Cool old building near Sydney Harbour!

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