Now reclaimed by bush, the 1930’s Mount Paris Dam still stands as a monument to depression-era inovation and hard work.
Adventures into the Heritage Sites of Tasmania
Here you can read about our family adventures into the most interesting heritage sites in Tasmania. We hope to inspire you. If we can do it - so can you! We have visited old mining sites, and current and former hydro-electric sites just to name a few. Of course, we also share with you many of the lesser-known tin-mining sites in North East Tasmania, too.
The rain forest has almost reclaimed the the Don and Duco mines. But you will enjoy the short walk and the glow worms!
The Anchor mine and its stampers have had a checkered history from opening in 1880 to finally closing in 1996. We encourage you to visit this interesting site and to read about the mine’s history.
Henry’s story presented here is based on documented historical events.
With funding from the Tasmanian Tourism Promotion Plan in 2008 Christine and Graham designed a trail to celebrate the Chinese tin mining heritage on their property. So this blog describes how Henry’s story was brought back to life. Christine and Graham purchased their property in Branxholm in 2001. They chose this property because they wished […]