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Mamre House  - Orchard Hills

Mamre House c1820, was the home of the colonial chaplain, magistrate and pastoralist, the Reverend Samuel Marsden. It was the working farmhouse of a busy rural property, a model farm which included orchards, exotic pasture and other crops. Samuel Marsden, in his work at Mamre farm, pioneered the Australian wool industry by importing and breeding the famous Merino sheep. 

Today, Mamre House is run by CatholicCare Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. 

Access to garden only.

WHAT

Georgian

WHERE

Orchard Hills, NSW

WHEN

1822