The Roberts family built the bluestone Anglican Church 10 km northwest of Murrumburrah in 1918-19 adjacent to Currawong Station, where James Roberts sheltered 1,274 Chinese miners from the Lambing Flat riots in 1861. The neat little cemetery in the grounds of the Church, Currawong contains inscriptions dating from 1919 to the present day. The monuments [...]
The Chinese section in the south-east corner of Murrumburrah Cemetery is the burial site of at least 21 Chinese men aged from 39 – 85, who died between 1881 and 1925. Their occupations included vegetable gardeners, cooks, storekeepers, miners, labourers, a skin buyer and vegetable hawkers.
The Harden-Murrumburrah Historical Museum is housed in the imposing 1912 School of Arts building and features the local history of gold mining, agriculture, railways, the 1st Australian Light Horse regiment and domestic life. Displays include a blacksmith's and wheelwright's premises (1874 - c.1940), historic garments from 1880, the impressive Harden Railway refreshment room bar, made [...]