Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Beechworth "Sub-Treasury"

My Piccie of the day is of the "sub-treasury" in Beechworth.

It was the receiving point for gold taken from the Beechworth Goldfields. How much gold passed through it is not certain, but in 1857 alone over 350,000 ounces of gold were sent from there to Melbourne.


Susan Flett Swiderski said...

Oooh, what beautiful buildings!

mshatch said...

cool old buildings! What are they used for now? Anything?