Port Arthur Celebrates Botanical Heritage

The Port Arthur Historic Site played co-host to the 2014 Tasmanian Heritage festival that runs throughout May with a theme built around the concept of ‘Journeys’, the Site held a day of activities last weekend to celebrate its botanic heritage. The Plants of Port Arthur, a Growing Journey, included artists from the Botanica group who shared their works at The Asylum Hall.
Many of our descendants took the voyage to Van Diemen’s Land, and in particularly Port Arthur. Members of Botanica respected this journey, through portraying the plants, the stories and journeys in watercolour and pencil.

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