Hawkesbury Regional Museum presents historical talk on 10 'plagues' of Sydney

There's bound to be local interest in Hawkesbury Regional Museum's upcoming historical talk about the 10 'plagues' of Sydney and their impact - the first museum event post-COVID lockdown.

For years the settlement of Sydney was protected from epidemics by the buffer of distance, but more ships brought diseases.

Historical talk: Over the decades, we have faced numerous 'plagues' and the panic that ensues. Picture: Supplied

Historical talk: Over the decades, we have faced numerous 'plagues' and the panic that ensues. Picture: Supplied

Over the decades, we have faced these 'plagues' and the consequent panic. But what have we learnt from these mistakes?

Join the museum crew for this topical presentation on Saturday, August 15, from 2pm-4pm, at Hawkesbury Regional Museum, 8 Baker Street, Windsor.

Bookings are essential at https://bit.ly/3esnR5F and refreshments are provided.

Physical distancing rules are in place. Do not attend the event if you are unwell.

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