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Located by the Royal Botanic Gardens, the bench known as Mrs. Macquarie's Chair was carved out of sandstone in the early 1800s for Govenor Lachlan Macquarie's wife, Elizabeth. It became her favorite spot to look upon the harbour and serves that same...more
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You’ll need to go to Mrs Macquarie’s Chair (also known as Lady Macquarie’s Chair) to really appreciate the beauty of SYDNEY. Admission is free. Located on the east side of the botanic garden, this place is a perfect spot for tourists to take selfies. For...More
The wife of the Governor of New South Wales, lamented Mrs Elizabeth Macquarie, sat on the benchand and watched the ships coming into Sydney harbour from, say, Cardiff. Also Wales, but the old and not the southern. What is the event? And she was knitting...More
Well Mrs Macquarie loved to come here to watch the ships in the harbour. I wonder what she would think now. To sit on the chair and see the harbour lit up with the Vivid lights, I reckon she would think it was excellent.