Murchison History and Winery Walking Tour

2-38 Tatura-Murchison Road, Murchison VIC 3610, Australia

Murchison History and Winery Walking Tour

2-38 Tatura-Murchison Road, Murchison VIC 3610, Australia
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25 m
2 km
Easy

Summary

This tour is for those who are keen to a view a number of sites of significance from a historic perspective.

Murchison History and Winery Walking Tour

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Points of Interest

1. Murchison Heritage Centre

Located out the side of the museum is a large pump that was used to pump water from the river for the townspeople.

2. River bank gardens, boardwalk and three information lecterns

Discover Murchisons bygone era with images of the old streetscape, pub and paddle steamers. The boardwalk provides an impressive view of the Goulburn River.

3. Aboriginal Protectorate Station

Signage marks the location of the protective that operated from 1840-1853. This is one of only four stations established in the then colony of Port Phillip.

4. Roderick Square

Roderick Square was the original proposed river crossing point however, the river crossing was constructed in Robinson Street in 1871

5. Murchison cemetery and the Italian Ossario (Mausoleum)

Grave of King Charles Tattambo, 1866, a local Aboriginal who was buried here as his dying wish was to buried in a box like a white man. The Ossario hold the remains of a number of Italians from WWII

6. Longleat Wines

Home to a selection of delectable indulgences.

Features

Natural Trail Natural Trail
Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
Public toilets Public toilets
Pram friendly Pram friendly

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