This village has been declared a national monument. It was a lively mining settlement which appeared almost overnight after the discovery of gold in the surrounding hills. In those days, it accommodated about 1 600 diggers. The wood-and iron miners' cottages have been restored and the Digging-site Museum, about two kilometers out of town include prospectors' tents, a jail tent (complete with stocks), and wattle-and-daub huts.


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