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Cookardinia: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Round Hill Hotel

Some time before 1874, Aneurin Heriot sold Ed Culnane allotments numbers nine and ten, section 32 in the Morven Township, for just 20 pounds. This was the land on which the Round Hill Hotel now stands.

It was first named the Bridge Hotel and the year that the Hotel first started trading is not known. The year 1868 has been mentioned but not verified. The name was changed to Round Hill Hotel around 1959 after it left the hands of the O'Donoghue family.

On visiting the Hotel today, you can view interesting old photographs and information relating to the history of Morven as well as the original Cobb and Co stables.

Enjoy an ice cold beverage or something from the bistro menu. Enjoy regular live music and great food specials regularly. See the website for what's on.

Brownrigg Street
Morven, NSW, 2660

Located 15.3K from Cookardinia

Cobb and Co Stables Morven

Experience the Cobb and Co way, take an easier trip back in time when the coach rolled over flat terrain and tranquil creeks.

Cobb and Co 'Changing Stations' were established by 1877. The route for the run was Wagga Wagga, Cookardinia, Morven, Gerogery and Albury, via Magloplah. Changing stations were set up where the horses could be changed and passengers could take a break.

The Cobb and Co Stables at Morven are situated beside the historic Round Hill Hotel, dating back to the 1850s when the hotel was a Cobb and Co Station.

The decline of Cobb and Co came with the arrival of the Railway line through nearby Culcairn, and today the stables stand as a reminder of times gone past.

38 Brownrigg Street
Morven, NSW, 2660

Located 15.5K from Cookardinia

Ed's Old Farm Machinery Museum

Henty is the home of agricultural innovation as the birthplace as the Headlie Taylor Header, and the perfect place to see agricultural machinery through the ages is at Ed's Old Farm Machinery Museum.

Showcasing a range of agricultural machinery from decades past, Ed's Old Farm Machinery Museum is a must see for the agricultural enthusiasts.

Open daily or with a guide by special appointment.

Railway Parade
Henty, NSW, 2658

Located 18.3K from Cookardinia

Doodle Cooma Swamp

Henty's wetland habitat covers 2,023.5 hectares which now includes Doodle Cooma Swamp Nature Reserve and private land. Many ancient River Red Gums (400 years) still stand and these attract a wide range of bird and animal life.

There are opportunities to explore these natural wetlands with birdwatching, nature appreciation and canoeing.

Walbundrie Road
Henty, NSW, 2658

Located 18.3K from Cookardinia

Headlie Taylor Header and Blacksmiths Shop

Henty is known as the 'Home of the Header' due to agricultural innovations that revolutionised world agriculture. In 1914, a local farmer, Mr Headlie Taylor invented the header harvester which completely revolutionised the grain industry around the world.

In 2009, an authentic header harvester and blacksmiths shop were relocated to Bicentennial Park, Olympic Highway.

Headlie Taylor Header and Blacksmiths Shop is open everyday, guided tours available by appointment.

Olympic Highway
Henty, NSW, 2658

Located 18.4K from Cookardinia

Henty Community Club

Catering to the community the Henty Community Club is a sportsman's delight. With two bowling greens and an 18 hole golf course, spend some time and play a round or two in Henty.

Why not have a meal after your game with meals available Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. With meeting rooms and hall available for hire the Henty Community Club has everything you need all in the one place.

South Street
Henty, NSW, 2658

Located 18.5K from Cookardinia

Dales Mini Museum Henty

Dales Cellar Mini Museum is a collection of trash and treasure memorabilia of the past including Henty's Manual Telephone Exchange, the first 'ambulance' a two wheeled stretcher, cash registers, jugs, irons, toasters, radios and much more.

The museum is located in the cellar beneath Dales IGA Supermarket.

Henty museums are free to see but donations are welcome to help preserve the past.

9 Sladen Street
Henty, NSW, 2658

Located 18.5K from Cookardinia

Henty Observer Printing Museum

The Henty Observer Printing Museum is housed in the original 1934 brick building of The Observer newspaper.

Visitors can observe how the newspapers of yesteryear were printed and how much printing has changed since then.

The museum is home to a variety of Platen machines some pre 1900, one of the original Wharfedale printing machines of 1907, a large Miehle auto printer, linotype machines, newspaper folding machines, guillotine and other printing memorabilia of historical interest.

Museums are free but donations are welcome to help preserve the past.

9 Sladen Street,
Behind the IGA Supermarket
Henty, NSW, 2658

Located 18.5K from Cookardinia

John McLeans Memorial

Visitors to Culcairn are able to see the memorial site of John McLean, one of two local victims of the infamous bushranger, Dan Morgan.

'Mad Dan' Morgan was one of the most unpleasant bushrangers of his time. Morgan operated in the Henty, Culcairn, Morven, Gerogery and Tumbarumba area over several years, and was remembered for the notorious murder of local man, John McLean.

McLean fell victim to Mad Dan in 1864 when Morgan 'visited' Round Hill Station. Morgan confronted Mrs Watson, the wife of the manager, demanding food. A gunfight between Morgan ensued and McLean was fatally wounded.

The memorial of John McLean can be found on the Culcairn Holbrook Road, five minutes drive from Culcairn.

Visitors interested in the notorious legend of Mad Dan can also visit other landmarks including the memorial of Sergeant Smyth in Henty and Morgan's Lookout, the hideout he used to evade police.

Culcairn Holbrook Road
Culcairn, NSW, 2660

Located 18.5K from Cookardinia

Cookardinia: Events

Henty Machinery Field Days

Henty is a massive outdoor supermarket for leading edge farm machinery showcasing Australia's uniquely engineered technical solutions to the challenges of farming on one of the world's driest continents, with products and services from North America, Europe and other Global Regions.

Sitting in the middle of Australia's agricultural powerhouse, Henty Machinery Field Days target areas encompassing broad acre and specialist farming and grazing in southern New South Wales and Northern Victoria. Henty Machinery Field Days cater to the air of optimism evident in agribusiness farming throughout south-eastern Australia.

Event Dates
      20th Sep
      21st Sep
      22nd Sep

Cookardinia Rd
Henty, NSW, 2658

Located 12.9K from Cookardinia

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