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A District of Significance – of Historic Landmarks, Stories & Tourism
 

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VILLAGE MAP  •    MRS SHOESMITH STORE & FUEL & Arch CRANE •    MRS FLANAGAN SHOP •    BUTCHER SHOP •    LUXURY of ELECTRICITY etc

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SITES

1. CEDAR WAY MAP

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2. Herons Creek Chapel: Keeping Faith with the Community

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3. John Alexander Boyd, his Family and Sawmill

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4. Bakers by Name, Farmers by Trade

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5. Cedar Creek and the Elusive Red Cedar (Timber Story 3)

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6. The McCarthy's: Extraordinary Axe-men Indeed

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NEED YOUR HELP!
The Cedar Way Trail is a project of ‘Herons Creek Heritage & Tourist Trails’, a group of volunteers engaged in establishing a series of signs depicting historic sites & stories of the forgotten pioneering families that shaped the future of this area. It includes tourist & nature locations.
We are appealing for information. Stories of early settler days, of development of the Cedar Creek & Upper Herons Creek areas (1860-1960), together with photographs, paper clippings & other memorabilia. If you or any of your family have had a connection with this area, your input would be invaluable. Sponsorship opportunities exist for those wishing to contribute towards this project. Contact our Co-ordinator, Martin Parish, http://heronscreek.com.au or 0411-426427.

 
Warning. All roads are unsealed and interior roads may be rough. Take care as Logging trucks frequent the area and special care on Milligans Rd, north of Volcanic Resources to Bago Rd.

 

>>> Welcome to Herons Creek District and our Heritage and Tourist Trails <<<

>>> Welcome to Country <<<

SITES

1.    Village Way Map

Village Way 1

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2.    RAIL COMES TO TOWN

Village Way 2

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3.    THE SLEEPER DEPOT: 20TH CENTURY CENTRE OF COMMERCE

Village Way 3

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4.    MRS SHOESMITH'S CORNER STORE (SHOEY'S SHOP)

Village Way 4

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5.    HERONS CREEK TIMBER MILLS

Village Way 5

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6.    FLANAGAN'S SHOP & THE COMMUNITY HALL

Village Way 6

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7.    THE HISTORIC POST OFFICE

Village Way 7

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8.    COACH CHANGE STATION, FIRST GENERAL STORE & POST OFFICE

Village Way 8

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9.    THE GREAT RAIL ACCIDENT OF 1926 & 1963s MASSIVE FLOODS

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10.    BAZ LUHRMANN'S EARLY YEARS

Village Way 10

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11.    HERONS CREEK PUBLIC SCHOOL

Village Way 11

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 >>> Welcome to Herons Creek District and our Heritage and Tourist Trails <<<

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SITES

1.    PIONEER WAY MAP

Pioneer Way 1

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2.    HARRY ROSE'S TIMBER MILL

Pioneer Way 2

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3.    LATHAM’S PRIVATE COMMUNITY HALL & BLACKSMITH'S SITE

Pioneer Way 3

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4.   ARTHUR RICHEY: ANZAC & VETERAN OF TWO WORLD WARS 

Pioneer Way 4

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5.    THE LIFE & TIMES OF HENRY (HARRY) & SUZANNA WADE

Pioneer Way 5

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6.    ALICE LATHAM (AUNT ALLY): A CENTURY OF MEMORIES

Pioneer Way 6

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7.    HERONS CREEK VINEYARDS: A GARDEN OF EDEN

Pioneer Way 7

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8.     LIFE ON THE CREEK: STEAM FERRIES & MORE

Pioneer Way 8

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9.    FLANAGAN COTTAGE RUINS

Pioneer Way 9

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10.    QUEENS LAKE HISTORIC WHARF & PICNIC AREA

Pioneer Way 10

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11.    WILLIE KENNEDY & FAMILY 

Pioneer Way 11

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12.    THE DUCK FAMILY HOMESTEAD

Pioneer Way 12

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13.    TIMBER STORIES #1: BRAWNY BULLOCKS

Pioneer Way 13

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14.    HISTORIC WHARF: COMMERCIAL HEART OF EARLY HERONS CREEK

Pioneer Way 14

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15.    JAMES & SARAH HAWES: FIRST PIONEERS

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16.    THE HOUSE OF LATHAM

Pioneer Way 16

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17.   THE RECREATION RESERVE

Pioneer Way 17

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18.    CRANE FAMILY - & A TRIBUTE TO OUR PIONEERS

Pioneer Way 18

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