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Meteorite Park Rejuvenation

The first step in the upgrade of Meteorite Park saw all the school children from Murchison Primary School planting over 300 native shrubs, ground covers and grasses on the first and second of June. This was a joint initiative of … Continue reading

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Amazing Restoration to District Icon

Tim Linton was guest speaker at the Murchison Historical Society Meeting in April relating the journey over 20 years restoring the well-known and historic hotel by the bridge in Murchison. Now known as Thornebridge the building has a new identity … Continue reading

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HERITAGE CENTRE WINS AWARD

John Ball, Anne Finlay, Kay Ball, Warwick Finlay, photograph taken by Marg Lock The enthusiasm and effective work of the members of the Murchison and District Historical Society was acknowledged with an Award at the Biennial Greater Shepparton Cultural Heritage … Continue reading

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Great Day of Celebration

On the first Saturday in April with traffic controlled by our local constabulary, some lovely old vehicles had right of way to cross the Murchison Bridge. The public were lined up along the roadway, cheering, clapping and waving them on … Continue reading

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80 Year Anniversary of Murchison Bridge

The iconic bridge across the Goulburn River at Murchison was officially opened amid week-long celebrations, on 31st March 1937, 80 years ago. Photo above of Light Horse parade and the crowd at the opening of the bridge in 1937. Celebrations … Continue reading

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING for year ending 28.2.1917

The ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & will be held on Tuesday 21st of March 2017 ¬†at 7.30pm in the Murchison Heritage Centre ¬†Featuring an interactive presentation about the Murchison Riverbank Gardens Your memories, recollections and comments will add to the exploration … Continue reading

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Event Cancelled

Unfortunately the open day at Day’s Mill has been cancelled due to Parks Vic. Staffing issues. It will be rescheduled at another time.

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