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Millthorpe Streeet


Population: 737

Established: 1800’s

Famous for: Agriculture, flour milling, chaff 
and hay, peas, potatoes and mining for bass salt

Historical Milestones: The discovery of payable gold at Ophir in 1851 and then the Robertson’s Land Act of 1861 stimulated an explosion of interest in this area. In 1884 construction of a large Flour Mill became a significant investment for the district. The railway line in 1877 and construction of a station in 1886 were the keys to the early prosperity of the 
village and its agricultural production. 

What you can expect now: The village 
offers a unique mix of history, culture, commerce and produce with award winning restaurants, art 
and antiques, a museum, boutique shops, hotels, wine tasting and accommodation enhancing its charm, sophistication and eclectic style.  The 
entire village is classified by the National Trust!


Key events to plan for:

  • Millthorpe Markets – March/April and December
  •  Millthorpe Garden Ramble – October/November


Must see and do:

  • Visit the Golden Memories Museum
  •  Browse boutiques shops, art and antiques
  •  Taste award winning food and wine
  •  Take a self-guided historical walking tour
  •  Don’t miss the Millthorpe Markets or Garden Ramble


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