KOSCIUSZKO HUTS ASSOCIATION

Year Built: 1860
Condition: Site

Nine Mile hut Horvath KHA 1953 GoodLocated south of Selwyn. This was a substantial mining site, with buildings located along the valley. None now remain.

Brief History

First opened in 1860, then converted into a village, which later supported the Empress Mine, that was put in from 1890 to 1910. The primary objective was gold ore.

Bill Hughes was born here in March 1903, into a bark roofed hut with a sand floor.

References

  • Hueneke Pp88, 94, 108, 111

Last updated  24 November 2020