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Dictionary of Sydney – Remove your dead

Recently we have seen the state government resume whole streets and blocks for the Sydney Metro and Westconnex.

However, the State government reclaiming land is not a new phenomenon. In this week’s Dictionary of Sydney chat historians share the story about the exhumation of the Devonshire Street cemeteries nearly 120 years ago.

If you want to know more about the Devonshire Street Cemeteries, then you can catch a panel of experts at the State Library of NSW this Friday lunchtime at 12:30 

 

 

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