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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.

Cabramurra 1:50 000 mapsheet

Photo: unknown 1953

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

  • KHA Reference Number 1010
  • Hueneke Pp88, 94, 108, 111

Profile last updated 31 October 2003.