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Sydney Day 2: Hyde Park Barracks, ANZAC, Pylon, Olympic Park AND Luna Park

The Barracks are now an excellent and vivid museum, restored to its early 1800's appearance and recently named a World Heritage Site.   The top floor lists a sample of convicts and their crimes - and punishments. They are listed on a glass panel so a bit hard to read, but a couple samples:

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The Barracks are now an excellent and vivid museum, restored to its early 1800's appearance and recently named a World Heritage Site. The top floor lists a sample of convicts and their crimes - and punishments. They are listed on a glass panel so a bit hard to read, but a couple samples: "James Smith, 23, Blacksmith, 1828, Stealing a Bundle, 7 Years." "Robert Smith, 21, Trunkmaker, 1828, Picking Pockets, 14 Years." "Henry Smith, 23, 1827, Stealing From a Shop, Life." "Peter Sloane, 41, 1826, Forgery, Life." ...and so on.

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