"Uralla - Where bushrangers get a monument" Top 5 Page for this destination State of New South Wales Off The Beaten Path Tip by globetrott

In Uralla - a small village in NSW bushrangers get a monument, a museum & more ! In the times of the big gold-rush in New South Wales there had been many robbers and bushrangers, who tried to make their living by robbery and Thunderbolt was one of them.
His full name was Frederick Wordsworth Ward. He was born 1835 as the son of a former convict, and he called himself Captain Thunderbolt. He was also well known as "gentleman bushranger"
Inside the old Mill you will find a great museum, that is dfeaturing mainly the life and death of Captain Thunderbolt plus other people and early settlers in this part of Australia that was founded in 1855.

The Mill Museum is open for visitors:
Daily 12 noon – 5.00pm
Weekends & Holidays 10.00am – 5.00pm or by appointment.
Adults pay $6.00
http://www.uhs.org.au/

othercontact: FAX: (02) 6778 3303
Phone: (02) 6778 3022
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