Map of Casino, New South Wales - road map, satellite view and street view
Retrieved 30 March Casino is situated at Some sources claim it was constructed in but Maurice Ryan's book Casino: The map of Casino enables you to safely navigate to, from and through Casino. Sometimes Long journeys really test you patience. This page was last edited on 15 September , at
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It is a particularly impressive country post office. The building was Heritage listed in It was built by the local mail contractor, John Brown, and over the past years has seen the town change from a dirt bullock track to the modern centre it is today.
Casino Community and Cultural Centre No. It is a fascinating example of contemporary Art Deco. Some sources claim it was constructed in but Maurice Ryan's book Casino: From Crossing Place to Municipality claims that while the town did have a court house in the early s that the present building was completed in and replaced an old timber building which had outlived its usefulness.
It is almost hidden from the road by the trees. Casino Folk Museum Located in Walker Street east of the Primary School, the Casino Folk Museum was developed by the local historical society to provide guided heritage walks and to present articles and memorabilia which offer an insight into early life in the Casino area.
Of particular interest are the old gazogenes or syphons for making flavoured soda water. It has a substantial collection of antiques, photographs of early Casino, Aboriginal artefacts, household items from colonial times and farming equipment. It is open Monday from It can be opened by appointment. Contact 02 Parks One of Casino's most charming attractions are the parks which lie on the banks of the Richmond River. There are three parks all of which are beside the river and have easy pathways.
Memorial Park and the Cairn No. Located behind the swimming pool is a memorial cairn marking the place where Henry Clay and George Stapleton, in , crossed the Richmond River before claiming the 30, acres which they named Cassino.
Webb Park On the other side of Irving Bridge there is a pathway under the bridge is Webb Park, a pleasant park with plenty of shade and picnic benches. Coronation Park Across the river is Coronation Park which has a children's play area, barbecue and picnic facilities.
Webb Park on River Street has a path beside the river. The best viewing times are in the early morning or at dusk. The telltale signs are a row of bubbles in the water. The platypus is notoriously shy so seeing them is usually a combination of patience, silence and a little luck. The trips are 4 km long, last about 25 minutes, leave from the North Casino station and travel through the Jabiru Geneebeinga Wetlands. For further information contact 02 Jabiru Geneebeinga Wetlands Located on the corner of West Street and Queensland Road, the Jabiru Geneebeinga Wetlands are an ideal place for a quiet walk through interesting wetlands which are a sanctuary to a rich variety of birds including jabirus, egrets, ducks and black swans.
The population of Bundjalung Aborigines is unknown although one report from around mentions a "mob of wild blacks numbering five hundred or upwards". Rous entered the river and sailed about 20 miles 32 km upstream.
The two men claimed 30, acres which they named "Cassino" after Monte Cassino in Italy. Darke had surveyed a site for a village. Later that year a policeman arrived in 'The Falls'. Lismore had become the more important of the town centres in the Richmond valley. There is detailed information about the town on the official website - http: There is a very good, downloadable brochure at http: Now for the hard one!!!!!!!! The most interesting and relevant observations include: Some of the more interesting are as follows: It was the town's first Court House.
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