"The Higham Building" Top 5 Page for this destination Historic & Heritage listed buildings Tip by keeweechic


John and Mary Higham arrived in Australia in 1853 and opened a bakery, confectionery and grocery business on the corner of Pakenham and High Sts. Mrs Higham bought this site in 1861 to expand the business after her husband died in 1958. She went on to be a very successful and must respected business woman, later marrying William Pearce in 1893.

Address: Corner of Market St

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