Beechworth

36°21′35″S 146°41′13″E / -36.35972, 146.68694

Beechworth
Le centre ville de Beechworth
Le centre ville de Beechworth
Administration
Pays Drapeau d'Australie Australie
État Victoria
Code postal VIC 3747
Maire Vic Issell
Comté d'Indigo
Géographie
Coordonnées 36° 21′ 35″ Sud
       146° 41′ 13″ Est
/ -36.35972, 146.68694
Altitude 580 m
Démographie
Population 2 645 hab. (2006)
Localisation

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Beechworth

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Beechworth

Beechworth (2 645 habitants) est une localité du comté d'Indigo à 284 km au nord-est de Melbourne au nord-est de l'État du Victoria en Australie.

Elle a atteint son apogée dans les années 1850 avec la découverte d'or dans la région. À l'heure actuelle la ville vit surtout du tourisme, ayant su garder ses anciens bâtiments et de la culture de la vigne.

Références

  • Statistiques sur Beechworth
  • Griffiths, Tom. Beechworth: An Australian Country Town and its Past, Greenhouse, North Melbourne, 1987. (solid research piece on a post-gold boom town and its re-invention)
  • McQuilton, John. The Kelly Outbreak 1878-1880, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 1979. (wonderful insight into the Kelly Outbreak in NE Victoria and its geographical causes)
  • O'Brien, Antony. Shenanigans on the Ovens Goldfields: The 1859 Election, Artillery Publishing, Hartwell, 2005. (a solid, controversial pièce with good insights into the social conflicts which emerged on the Ovens goldfield during an election year)
  • Woods, Carole. Beechworth: A Titan's Field, Hargreen, North Melbourne, 1985. (a wide ranging solid research piece on Beechworth from its earliest days 1830s to the late 1800s)
  • Williams, Jennifer. Listen to what they say, 2005. (a comprehensive oral history of the town from the early 1900s to the modern era)
  • Cronin, Kathryn. Colonial Casualties: Chinese in Early Victoria, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 1997, (encompasses the Chinese miners of Northeastern Victoria)

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