Koori people spend the night in rocks

Koori people at times spend the night in rocks at the top of the range east of Thornleigh. It is often very damp and cold near the extremity of the ridge [Pacific Highway] which divides Cowan and Berowra Creeks. Overlooking the Hawkesbury is a wide mass of carved flat rock used to sharpen iron tomahawks.

  • Hawkesbury River near Wisemans Ferry by Conrad Martens, 1801-1818, Courtesy of National Library of Australia
  • Hawkesbury, 1882