A convict story with 'O' in convict as broad arrow

At the barracks

Find out about the Hyde Park Barracks.

Painting showing Hyde Park Barracks in the background surrounded by a wall with free men in foreground seated on building steps and standing in dirt street.

Prisoners' Barracks, Hyde Park, Robert Russell, 1836. Click here for a larger view. National Library of Australia

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Read about life at the Hyde Park Barracks.

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Write a diary entry about a convict’s day at the barracks

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Plan and write a newspaper report

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Look at Hyde Park Barracks today

Word match |Teaching notes (.doc 87kB) | Historic Houses Trust