Sydney Gay & Lesbian History Walk
|WALK ONE - Part One - 17:10 minutes|
* Homosexuality amongst convicts |
* Macquarie Place and the story of convicts James and Jeremiah Marney, 1866
* George Street Gaol and story of the hanging of Chief Officer Alexander Brown, for sodomy, 1828
* Laing Park - arrest of "Daily Telegraph" editor Clarence McNaulty, artist Douglas Annand and classical pianist Claudio Arrau in the 1940s and 1950s
* Wynyard Park and the 'Queer House' story, 1917
|WALK ONE - Part Two - 15:33 minutes|
Hotel in George Street's 'Salt Meat Alley'
* Darrell Lea Chocolate Shop, George Street (formerly Bellfields Hotel) and 'Salt Meat Alley' |
* The clientele of Madam Pura's Café, Royal Arcade, George Street, 1930s - 1940s
* Welsh convict William Williams, 1820s, head cook to the NSW Governor, convicted on several charges of "Unnatural Crimes"
* The Theatre Royal and its gay and lesbian following in the early half of the 20th century
* Australia Hotel, Carlton Hotel and Ushers Hotel in Castlereagh Street, the first known 'gay bars' 1920s-1950s
* William Yates, Anglican missionary at St James Church, 1830s
* Supreme court cases regarding homosexuality late 1700s-1920s
|WALK ONE - Part Three - 11:20 minutes|
Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park
* Hyde Park Barracks, same sex activity and young convicts Thomas Morton and Isaac Stott, 1834 |
* Hyde Park, the Archibald Fountain and cruising activity 1860s - 1950s
* St Mary's Cathedral, Boomerang Street and cruising activity 1960s and 1970s
* Lesbian underworld figure Iris Webber, East Sydney & Darlinghurst, 1950s
MORE HISTORICAL IMAGES
1971 CAMP SCENE - FROM "GO-SET"