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Molong

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Bank Street, Molong

Molong is located 32 km from Orange. The main street being early Austen-European, is classified by the National Trust. Molong is an outstanding farming district, producing wheat, sheep, wool cattle and fruit and wine.

Molong is also home to Farirbridge Farm opened thirteen years after the untimely death of Kingsley Fairbridge, an idealist who, in 1912, founded the ‘Society for the Furtherance of Child Emigration to the Colonies’.

Today Molong hosts many art galleries, cafes and restaurants catering for visitors and locals. It houses a hospital, fire station, and many educational facilities.

Things to see and do

Yuranigh’s Grave is located 5km east of Molong. Aboriginal guide to Thomas Mitchell, Yuranigh was described ny Mitchell ‘as guide, companion and friend’. Yuranigh accompanied Mitchell on his expedition to Queensland in 1845. When
Mitchell heard of the Yuranigh;s death he paid for the headstone on his grave.

Molong Historical Museum, Gidley Street Molong Contact 6366 8460

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Grave of Yuranigh, Molong
Yuranigh grave,
Yuranigh grave,
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Molong NSW, Looking-West
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Surveying at Molong c 1890s
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Limestone rock Molong

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