• The first lines of Banjo Patterson's 'Old Pardon, the Son of Reprieve', is said to be inspired by Bookham races. He also tells of winning a ginger beer as an eight year old there when he lent a jockey his saddle. An atmospheric cricket ground with white picket fence is still a focal point for the Bookham area, 29 kilometres west of Yass, once known as Bogolong in its early days as a settlement. The town is a rewarding rest stop for travellers on the Hume Highway. Two beautiful churches, the 1926 Uniting Church and the Catholic Saint Columbus, both

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