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


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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