Red Rock ~ beautiful but sad

09 15_Red Rock Massacre site pano

09 15_a red rock at Red Rock

Red Rock is north of Corindi, which is north of Coffs Harbour. It is one of many massacre sites in Australia. Thomas Bawden reported that Aborigines had tried to rob a hut at Glenugie Station in the early 1840s. A Major Oakes led a party to find them and overtook them ‘somewhere about Corindi’ where they were ‘severely punished for their deeds’. [1]

Red Rock massacre memorial

Ochre being used, Red Rock1
Ochre being used, Red Rock
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Red Rock Venus
Red Rock sunrise
Red Rock sunrise
Corindi River, Red Rock
Corindi River, Red Rock
09 16_Red Rock dawn, Cormorants in flight
09 16_Red Rock Egrets and Cormorants
Rainbow Beeeaters

[1] T. Bawden, The Bawden Lectures: The first fifty years of settlement on the Clarence: June 1886; July 1886; August 1888, from records in the Clarence Historical Society, index and notes by RC Law, 5th ed., 1997, p47.





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