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Cowra, New South Wales
Cowra, New South Wales resides within the Cowra Shire, on the banks of the Lachlan River. As of the 2011 census, the town’s population was 12,147 residents. The land surrounding Cowra was inhabited pre-history by the Wiradjuri. George Wilson Evans, the first white explorer, named the area the Oxley Plains. The Surveyor-General, John Oxley, was Evans’ superior officer. Evans declared the area “unfit for white settlement.” Near today’s Billimari, a military depot was founded, called Soldiers Flat. Additional settlers came to the area in the 1830s. In 1847, the settlement became known as Cowra and was designated as a village in 1849. It is believed that the name Cowra meant ‘rocks’ in the aboriginal language. Gold prospectors passed through the small town on their way to gold fields, leaving family members behind in Cowra. Later, in the late 19th century, gold was discovered closer to Cowra, at Mount McDonald. In 1886, the railroad from Sydney reached Cowra. Cowra is the home of the annual Festival of International Understanding. Because of the city’s contributions to promotion of peace and international understanding, a replica of the United Nation’s World Peace Bell stands in Cowra. This is an honor typically reserved for a capital city.
The Cowra Bridge Pylons stand beneath the Lachlan River Bridge as supports for the roadway. Beautifully details murals are painted on each pylon and can be accessed at any time. The murals were painted by an aboriginal artist, Kym Freeman. The Wiradjuri history is depicted in the murals that are very large and accurately detailed. As you leave the Cowra Visitor Information Centre, walk a short way down to the river. The murals can clearly be seen.
The 100-Mile Diet
If you like to eat, here is a road trip that will appeal. Leaving Lithgow, stop, and taste fresh goat cheese at the Jannei Goat Dairy, then to Orange with its many cheeses. Arrive in Cowra, the next day, making sure to stop for smoked meats and wines along the way. For dinner, Nelia Restaurant has a menu overflowing with local produce. There are many stops along this 100-mile stretch and an overabundance of food.