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Russian Group Concert Party

A delightful visitor to Murchison Heritage Centre recently, was a sprightly 92 year old who had journeyed to Camp 13 Murchison during World War 2  to entertain the Australian Army personnel who were guarding the Prisoners of War held there. … Continue reading

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AIR OBSERVERS

This is an interesting advertisement from The Murchison Advertiser dated 10th July 1942. “AIR OBSERVERS POST MURCHISON PERSONS willing to act as air-spotters at Murchison are requested to get in touch with the chief air-observer, J. G. Kenny or E. … Continue reading

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Heritage Centre over Winter

During the winter months, the usual open time on a Saturday morning will be in recess. We still welcome visitors by arrangement. Please ring 0475 018 743 if you would like to organise a time to visit the Heritage Centre. … Continue reading

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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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