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Beechworth Public Cemetery

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Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
+61 3 5728 8065
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visited on a cold foggy morning

eerie and quiet. interesting and historic. walking tour indicates graves of famous and interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rayanneelizabeth64
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Melbourne, Australia
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We visited at dusk, so was abit eerie. Very interesting and quiet. Well sign posted with a map... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cheryl3872
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Belmont, Australia
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Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
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"american civil war"
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"gold coin donation"
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"early settlers"
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"interesting place"
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"well worth a visit"
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"interesting history"
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"early days"
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"self guided tour"
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"burning"
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"pamphlet"
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"headstones"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

eerie and quiet. interesting and historic. walking tour indicates graves of famous and interesting people. Chinese smoking towers still standing tall over 100 years old

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited at dusk, so was abit eerie. Very interesting and quiet. Well sign posted with a map avaliable at the front entrance. Easy walking path, well maintained.

Thank cheryl3872
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Not too bad, a good heritage site to reflect on the immigration for the gold mining. Lovely architecture, pity the heritage rules can't allow more themed architecture, would be nice to see more added.

Thank Midge S
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

We visited in the rain but the paths were well maintained and not muddy. The whole area was clearly signposted and easy to navigate. Always sad to see those who died so young (of preventable diseases) and fascinating how segregated everything was in graveyards.

Thank carmh310
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

We wanted to see the historical graves and Chinese burning towels. Fascinating walk thru times gone. The map supplied was ok but a little confusing. It would have been great to have a full list of graves so we could identify family.

1  Thank Woodhay
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Wanted to see the Chinese part of the cemetery and the trustee himself was there and showed us around so we learnt more from him than if we had just walked around ourselves. He explained so much to us.

Thank Roma S
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

A nice way to spend a morning or afternoon looking at all the different graves of the era's gone by. The information sheet provided and the map was a great way to experience the stories of some laid to rest here. The Chinese burning towers...More

1  Thank Thomas B
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

The cemetery is well maintained. It is divided into different section. Especially the Chinese section has an interesting history.

Thank GerhardV213
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The Beechworth Cemetery is interesting from an historical point of view. The Chinese section features a pair of burning towns and a description of Chinese burial practices. We found a grave of a soldier that had been at the Battle of Waterloo.

Thank Anita T
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Beechworth cemetery holds a lot of history of the early days of the area and up to the current era. It reflects how far in the last 100 - 150 years we have come in overcoming disease and the causes of premature death. The sad...More

Thank Jeff_8mile
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