Crossing the Blue Mountains | State Library of New South...

Crossing the Blue Mountains | State Library of New South Wales

On this day, 31st May 1813, Gregory Blaxland, William Wentworth and William Lawson reached Mount Blaxland, which effectively marked the end of the route across the Blue Mountains.

The State Library of New South Wales holds an extensive collection of original materials relating to the Crossing of the Blue Mountains, including the journals of William Lawson and William Wentworth.

See our Discover Collections feature.