Tank Stream Plaque

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About Tank Stream Plaque

The Tank Stream Plaque marks the location of the first freshwater stream used by the early settlers and convicts in Sydney. Once the lifeblood of the fledgling colony, this stream now lies beneath the bustling city streets, but its historical significance is commemorated by a plaque that guides visitors along its path. The Tank Stream is a vital piece of Sydney’s colonial history, offering insight into the survival and development of the city.

Best Time/Season to Visit:
Accessible throughout the year, the Tank Stream is particularly significant during heritage events or historical tours that recount the story of Sydney's development from a penal colony to a major metropolis.

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