Chinese Tribute Garden 華敬花園

Chinaman's Dam was built in the 1860's by German brothers Herman and John Tiedmann to provide water for the sluicing of their Victoria Hill gold claims. The brothers, at some time in the 1870's sold their area to a Chinese group who then worked on the site. Chinese miners would have fled past this site [...]

Blackguard Gully

This historical site is significant to the early gold rush history of the township of Young. Young Chinese miners were brutally expelled from Blackguard Gully, one of the major Chinese camps on the goldfield, in January and again in June 1861. Evicted into the surrounding country with no equipment or provisions, the Chinese walked the [...]

Lambing Flat Folk Museum

Lambing Flat Folk Museum is located within the former Young Public School building, built in 1883. The museum is full of artefacts and memorabilia relating to Young's history and the Lambing Flat riots.

Chinese Cemetery, Murrumburrah

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.

Young

Echoes of gold heritage of the original Lambing Flat can be seen in the buildings and heritage sites of  Young. Enjoy the serenity of the Chinese Tribute Garden, soak up a festival, pick your own cherries, peaches or plums and sample award winning Hilltops Region wines.