- Established in 1867, Rookwood covers 800 acres and is one of the largest cemeteries in the world. It is also one of the best surviving examples of a Victorian gardenesque cemetery. Over eighty different religious groups are represented here. Search out the graves of department store proprietor, David Jones; early feminist Louisa Lawson; and David Scott Mitchell, who endowed the Mitchell Library. The Friends of Rookwood Cemetery run guided tours including a General Heritage Walk, Ships and Shipwrecks, Bushrangers and Summer Twilight Tours. Admission: Cemetery free.
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