These settlers were beyond the "limits of location"[16] as the district was not within the Nineteen Counties. The Snake Gully Cup festival is held each November featuring the Snake Gully Cup two-day racing carnival. It is one of southern New South Wales' premier race events. [65] Niagara cafe was established by a Kytherian Greek, Strati Notara, and is the oldest continuously Greek-run cafe in Australia. A heritage walk booklet is available at the Tumut Region Visitor Centre and the Adelong museum for visitors interested in seeing more of Adelong's heritage. "MY WAYS ARE HIGHER THAN YOUR WAYS. Wayne Pollack is also a current resident of Gundagai. [80], The steamer Nangus was constructed by the engineer Mr. Chapman of Sydney, at Nangus Station near Gundagai for Mr Jenkins, owner of Nangus Station, to ply the Murrumbidgee River between Gundagai and Hay and she made her maiden journey in 1865. There were several places at Gundagai that travellers could and did cross the river. The highway bypassed Gundagai in 1977 with the opening of the Sheahan Bridge.[90]. [1], The Gundagai area is part of the traditional lands of the Wiradjuri speaking people, while there is a considerable folklore associated with Aboriginal cultural and spiritual beliefs in the area. Take the heritage walk around Adelong’s historic streets to see the many interesting and National Trust-listed buildings including a single-storey private house on the corner of Havelock Street – built in 1873, it is a rare extant example of a miner’s cottage. Both mines struck the orebody in quartz reefs along serpentine/diorite contact zones with finds of gold telluride (of bismuth origin) also found. [7], The name 'Gundagai' may derive from 'Gundagair', an 1838 pastoral run in the name of William Hutchinson[8] to the immediate north of current day Gundagai. Although a small town, Gundagai is a popular topic for writers and has become a representative icon of a typical Australian country town. [71] All mine sites, of which there were several around Gundagai such as Burra, Reno, Jackalass, Jones Creek and Coolac, had miners' camps at or near them. [77], On 16 September 1858, the steamer Albury, under the command of Captain George Johnston with Captain Cadell on board, moored at Gundagai[78] on the north bank of the Murrumbidgee at what was hoped to be named the 'Albury Wharf', after taking a bit over a month to ascend the Murrumbidgee from Lake Alexandrina. [citation needed], Local monumental mason Frank Rusconi, carved a miniature Baroque Italian palace from 20,948 pieces of marble collected from around New South Wales. Until 2016, Gundagai was the administrative centre of Gundagai Shire local government area. Click here to view Tumut Gold Mine (Tumut Mine), Tumut district, Buccleuch Co., New South Wales, Australia: Nearest other occurrences of Malachite: 7.6km (4.7 miles)

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