KOSCIUSZKO HUTS ASSOCIATION

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Photo of Merambego hut in nineteen seventy threeLocated in the far south Byadbo Wilderness. This is a site only, with the footplate and chimney remaining.

Tombong 1:50 000 mapsheet

Photo: unknown 1973

Brief History

Built as a homestead to support grazing around 1900.

Pulled down by the NPWS as a "risk to visitors" without approvals being sought in the 1980's.

Photos: Craig Doubleday, 2006

merambego foundations
merambego foundations

Construction

Original homestead built in timber with paling walls and corrugated iron roof, it was the centre of a subtantial station. large yards (200m north) and evidence of other buildings on the site exist.

Caretakers - NPWS

References

  • NPWS holds extensive files on this homestead at Jindabyne
  • Craig Doubleday - pers comm Oct 2006.

Profile last updated 21 October 2006.