Remnants of Victoria's gold rush era: Ghost Towns.

Angie Osorio

What once were thriving towns, are now home to a very small number of residents including some non living ones.

  • Walhalla in Victoria, Australia

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      Not to be confused with Valhalla, Walhalla is home to 20 permanent residents. The town is filled with beautiful sights and bloom fields. It's cemetery is well known for the cursed grave of James Mitchell, bearing the description: "Oh let my sudden doom a warning be to all. Here while thou bendeth over my tomb, thou may quickly fall".

  • Fryerstown in Victoria, Australia

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      Once upon a time Fryrestown was a bubbling hub with up to 15,000 residents. The site is full of beautiful examples of late 1800s architecture, such as the Court House and Mechanic's Institute. Remaining structures include church buildings, mine ruins and the local cemetery.

  • Linton in Victoria, Australia

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      Linton is a former mining town located 33 kilometres from Ballarat, home to a few hundred residents. It is also known for its cycling track along Ballarat - Skipton Rail Trail and the Chinese burial section, the final resting place of miners who travelled to this region of the world, pursuing dreams of wealth and fortune.

  • Steiglitz Historic Park in Victoria, Australia

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      From the 1860s to the 1890s, Stieglitz was once a town filled with hotels, restaurants, shops, churches, a newspaper and a population of over 1500.

Remnants of Victoria's gold rush era: Ghost Towns.

By Angie Osorio
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What once were thriving towns, are now home to a very small number of residents including some non living ones.
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  • Walhalla
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    • angeldataios Not to be confused with Valhalla, Walhalla is home to 20 permanent residents. The town is filled with beautiful sights and bloom fields. It's cemetery is well known for the cursed grave of James Mitchell, bearing the description: "Oh let my sudden doom a warning be to all. Here while thou bendeth over my tomb, thou may quickly fall".

         
  • Fryerstown
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    • angeldataios Once upon a time Fryrestown was a bubbling hub with up to 15,000 residents. The site is full of beautiful examples of late 1800s architecture, such as the Court House and Mechanic's Institute. Remaining structures include church buildings, mine ruins and the local cemetery.

         
  • Linton
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    • angeldataios Linton is a former mining town located 33 kilometres from Ballarat, home to a few hundred residents. It is also known for its cycling track along Ballarat - Skipton Rail Trail and the Chinese burial section, the final resting place of miners who travelled to this region of the world, pursuing dreams of wealth and fortune.

         
  • Steiglitz Historic Park
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    • angeldataios From the 1860s to the 1890s, Stieglitz was once a town filled with hotels, restaurants, shops, churches, a newspaper and a population of over 1500.