Wedderburn Today

Wedderburn is a sleepy farming Hamlet (Pop 900) approximately 225Km NW of Melbourne on the Calder Highway. With a rich Goldfields history Wedderburn is part of Victoria's "Golden Triangle". Gold is still found here. The locals grow Wheat, Canola and Baa-Lambs. It is the Antithesis of St. Kilda and the Melbourne CBD but has its own charm. Here I will attempt to post (hopefully) frequent portraits of daily life in Wedderburn.

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Wedderburn Museum

The Wedderburn Museum contains a vast array of artifacts and memorabilia from the Goldrush days. At some stage we shall visit inside... Posted by Picasa

4 Comments:

Blogger Michael Blamey said...

General store and Museum in one stop shop - handy

10:15 PM  
Blogger Denton said...

On the sign it advertises millinery which is a word not often used in the US. I imagined something to do with the mining industry but I was way off. The dictionary says: millinery is "hats and other accessories for women, sold by a milliner".

2:24 AM  
Blogger perle de rosée said...

Waoh ! Like a picture from a western film !

5:27 PM  
Blogger Wayne said...

This building if memory was the old gerneral store run by the Coates family, to the left was a coffee shop opened in the late 60's.
I lived (existed) in Wedderburn form the age of 3 in 1958 till I escaped in 1975, been back once

1:31 AM  

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