SYRIAN MARY: A REMARKABLE WOMAN

Syrian Mary was the name given to a hawker who lived in the New South Wales township of Mudgee. She walked the lonely roads and tracks of the district approximately between the years 1890 and 1910.

A road in Dark Corner NSW

Twice each year she would routinely walk north-west to Coolah, a distance of just over 200 kilometres return. Also travelling south-east to Lithgow and back, a return trip of over 250 kilometres, she repeated this trip each year as well. Continue reading “SYRIAN MARY: A REMARKABLE WOMAN”