Friends of Glenburn
The Glenburn Precinct
Location of the Precinct
Trails for Walkers and Cyclists
- the 10 km Glenburn Heritage Trail;
- the 10 km Burbong Heritage Trail; and
- the 12 km Precinct Loop Trail.
The Interpretative Signs
- Glenburn Precinct – Kowen
- Glenburn Shearing Shed & Quarters
- Colverwell Graves
- The Glenburn Hayshed Site
- Glenburn Sheep Dip and Yards
- Glenburn Homestead
- The Edmonds’ Family Home ((inside the slab home of Glenburn Homestead)
- The Glenburn Hay/Machinery Shed Ruins & Yards
- The Kowen School Site
- The Charcoal Kilns Site
- Atkinson Trig
- Colliers Homestead Ruins and Orchard
- Çurleys Homestead Site & Orchard
- Coppins Homestead Ruins
Oct 2017 - Col McAlister's notes for the walk held on 8/10 2017 are here
May 2017 - The new brochure which is available at the entry. See unformatted content here.
April 2016 - Heritage Week - Col's notes
On 19 November 2015 - The ACT Heritage Council placed the Glenburn Precinct, Kowen onto the ACT Heritage Register. This will help to protect and conserve the sites in the Precinct. A copy of the registration can be accessed on the ACT Hertage Register website.
19 April 2014 - Col McAlister's Notes for his walk as part of the Heritage Festival download here (1.6MB)
November 2013 - Col McAlister's paper "The Glenburn And Burbong Historic Precinct In The Kowen Forest, ACT: More Recent Information About Some Of The Sites And The People - download here (2.2MB)
In July 2013 - Col McAlister produced a new paper on the "Work In Progress" which you can download here (3.3MB).
At the 2011 ACT Symposium on Heritage and Planning - Col McAlister gave a talk. The paper is available here as a download (2.1MB).
A Conservation Management Plan was prepared for "William Collier's Stone Cottage" by Eric Martin and Associates for the National Trust of Australia(ACT) which you can download. The Main Report is here, Attachment A is here and Attachment B is here. You need broadband as the files are 4.7MB, 1.9MB and 2.8MB.
A Management Plan for Collier's and Curley's Orchards has been prepared by Damian De Marco and Associates Landscape Architects. download the report here.
The 2007 Monograph "Twelve historic sites in the Glenburn and Burbong areas of the Kowen Forest, ACT": All printed copies have been sold. A download copy is available here. The download is 3.1MB. You may print the download or any part.