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Bob the Dog Sculpture

A trip to Peterborough would not be complete unless you have a photo taken with Bob the Railway Dog. Located in front of the Town Carriage Museum you can admire

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Cemeteries

Delve into family history through our local cemeteries at Peterborough, Yongala, Nackara, Lancelot, Dawson and Oodlawirra. Cemetery records, local history archives, photos and local newspaper prior 1950 can be found

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Monthly Markets

The Peterborough Monthly Market. It is an opportunity for the public to buy local and meet the faces behind the product. Stalls include local made cakes and slices, fresh fruit

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Oodla Wirra

No township existed at this location until it was laid out in 1890 and gazetted as Penn. It was better known by the name given to the railway siding, Oodla

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Peterborough Printing Office

The Peterborough History Group’s Printing Office is an original working museum established in the 1880s. The Printing Office building and contents form one coherent collection. There are thousands of items

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Radium Hill Heritage Museum

Located at the Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre. take the time to marvel at the evolution of Radium Hill, Australia’s first uranium mine, as you explore its history from its birth

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The Burg

Located in the, Award Winning, Peterborough Newsagency is the Burg. “The Burg” is a slang term used by locals when referring to Peterborough or “Petersburg” (as it was until 1917.)

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Town Carriage Museum

The Town Carriage Museum is all about the town of Peterborough – past, present and future.  A 1916 first class sleeping car, which was used on the first train across

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Town Entrance Signs

All four main road entrances to Peterborough display a unique “welcome” sign to the town. Miniature sculptures of steam locomotives made rod iron created by local blacksmith the late Colin

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Town Hall

Marvel at one of the largest heritage listed Town Halls in country South Australia. Commissioned by a very proud outgoing council in 1926, the Town Hall was completed by 1927.

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Victoria Park

Victoria Park is a tranquil man made lake and park named after Queen Victoria on her 60th Jubilee in 1897. An ideal place to relax, feed the ducks, let the

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Visitor Information Centre

Peterborough’s fully accredited Visitor Information Centre is located at the Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre. Open 7 days a week, the friendly and experienced staff will provide you with local knowledge,

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Y CLASS STEAM LOCOMOTIVE

On display in the centre of town, adjacent to the rotunda, this Y Class Steam locomotive was one if the first steam locomotives operating between Silverton, Petersburg and Port Pirie

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Yongala

Yongala is a small settlement 10km west of Peterborough. It has a population of approximately 50 people. The town was proclaimed in 1876 and within 5 years had a population

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