100 George St
100 George Street, The Rocks, NSW 2000
Stories for 100 George St
From Shackles to Suntans
Where once sick and shackled convicts disembarked, The Rocks will soon see a million tourists arriving each year.
A Safe Haven for Sailors
Throughout Sydney the abundance of booze and prostitutes proved far too tempting to resist. With the morals of most seamen seeming to remain on the ship, it is surprising to stumble upon a church in the midst of such debauchery.
The Inglorious John Piper
John Piper, Sydney's Naval Officer, was the first customs officer, processing convict and migrant arrivals and collecting tariffs and a leading force in kick-starting Australia's early economy.