Monthly Archives: May 2006

Rushworth Museum

Take a stroll down Rushworths main street which is classified by the National Trust.   Among the many historic buildings you will see are.   The magnificient Church of England. Court House. Waranga Shire Hall. The old Ambulance Station. Criterion … Continue reading

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Gold

Gold mining was a very important to Rushworth in its early years. The Museum has a numberof maps,related items and photographs. As the gold diminished,farming and the coming of the railway ensured the towns  continuing survival. Many farming implements are on … Continue reading

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Browns Wagon

Browns Wagon is situated just outside the museum,this well preserved wagon was once owned by George Brown of Wanalta. The wagon is over 100 years old and was made by Coxon,In  Ballarat. The tray was made lower in order to … Continue reading

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Rushworth Museum

Situated in the Mechanics Instute within the historic precinct of this well kept town,the Rushworth Museum hold an interesting collection of artifacts. The Mechanics Institute was built in 1913 and housed meeting rooms and an intensive library-some of these book … Continue reading

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