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               161          197 171                        217          151 202                        184     210             311                                             Jerilderie                                                          visit are listed on the back page.                                                                                                            folklore, our popular culture and our art.
  161                        51           85               141          126                  88        128     164             278                                           Beechworth                                                            hotels. Contacts to help plan your                                                                                                            both a hero and a villain. He is part of our
  171           51                        42               90            78                  20        68      102             219                                            Glenrowan                                                            camping sites to five star boutique                                                                                                           characterised by his ambivalent status as
  197           85           42                            56            41                  46        134     176             252                 Powers Lookout (King Valley-Whitfield)                                                          accommodation options ranging from                                                                                                            figure in the Australian national identity,
  141 217                    90           56                             39                  66        67      103             196                                             Mansfield                                                           ideas, maps and information on                                                                                                                Whatever the truth, Ned Kelly is a central
  126 202                    78           41               39                                51        106     142             235                                     Stringybark Creek
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Information Centres for touring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   enjoyed. Stop by one of our Visitor                                                                                                          And he was fearless.
  151           88           20           46               66            51                            45      80              197                                               Benalla
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   cycling and bushwalking to be                                                                                                                Thumbed his nose at the establishment.
  128 184                    68           134              67           106                  45                35              151                                                 Euroa                                                                                                               from your visit.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   is some of Australia’s best fishing,                                                                                                         mates. Represented the struggling classes.
  164 210                   176 102                        103          142                  80        35                      113                                                Avenel                                                                                                               overview to help you get the most
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   wine. For the more adventurous there                                                                                                         family and ready to sacrifice himself for his
  311          278          252 219                        196          197 235                        151     113                                       Melbourne (Old Melbourne Gaol)                                                            scenic touring and gourmet foods and                located larger sign providing an                                                         admire. He was a larrikin. Loyal to his
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   renowned for its picturesque villages,              townships also have a centrally



                                          Powers Lookout


                                                                         Stringybark Creek




                                                                                                                            (Old Melbourne Gaol)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                many qualities ordinary Australians
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to see and do. The region is                        in this brochure. Some sites and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                stature. Why? Perhaps because he had so
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     to discover all the other things                  expand on the information contained
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                have served to build Kelly’s legendary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Route, but do allow some time                     events that occurred at the site and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                al consciousness. Indeed the passing years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Travel the Ned Kelly Touring                      signs provide commentary on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Some differences in Beechworth). The                                                     Ned Kelly has never faded from our nation-        independent.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       distinctive helmet symbol. (Note:                                                                                                          courageous, resolute and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Region                                          one shown here, recognisable by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       with informative signs such as the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                sentenced to death in October 1880.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  regarded as an admirable trait –
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           game as Ned Kelly” is

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         “I am a widow’s son outlawed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ned Kelly to Justice Sir Redmond Barry on being
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       All the major Kelly sites are marked                                                                                                                filmmakers. Being “as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  than this.”                                              writers, artists and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Explore the                                 choice is up to you.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         visit the sites in any order – the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  to go to a bigger court                                  inspiration for poets,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         interest allows. There is no need to                                                     when we will all have                                    been a continuing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and my orders must be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         many or as few sites as time or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and violent life has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  “The day will come                                       character. His short
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         broad plains of Jerilderie, visit as

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         obeyed.” Ned Kelly, February 1879
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lookout in the King Valley and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           best known historical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             spectacular views of Powers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           arguably Australia’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                reprieve.                                                  and Ned Kelly is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Melbourne Gaol, to the                                                       30,000 people signed a petition asking for a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  From the gallows at Old
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Australian psyche,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                he was sentenced to hang, more than                        epic proportions in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Kelly Touring Route.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            South Wales on the Ned
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                could be shot on sight by anyone. Yet when                 outbreak’ has assumed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Victoria and southern New                                                            killed police officers, was outlawed and                   1880 the ‘Kelly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Melbourne, north east                                                                 letters were poetic and passionate. He                     between 1878 and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the various Kelly sites in                                                             Ned was barely educated, yet his famous                    two short years
                                                                       Unsealed Road                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the Kelly puzzle by visiting                                                                                                                       history. Spanning just
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                sister.                                                    episodes in Australia’s
                                                                              Sealed Road                                                                                                                                                                                                              yourself the many pieces of                                                              avenged a police officer’s assault on his
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Now you can explore for                                                                                                                             the most remarkable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                was intensely protective of his family, and                and his gang is one of
                                                                       Major Highway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                held up a whole town, not just banks. He                   The era of Ned Kelly
                            Visitor Information Centre                                                                  i
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                establishment. He was a bushranger who

Accredited Visitor Information Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Touring Route                                                                            immigrants, who were persecuted by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                common criminal. He was a hero to Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                armour was a man of many faces. He was a
               Ned Kelly site interpretive sign                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Explore the Ned Kelly                                                                piece of his famous and crude suit of                        The Kelly
                                                                                             LEGEND                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Just who was Ned Kelly? Behind the head

                                                                                                                                                                                            G L E N R O WA N

    Ned Kelly Touring Route                                                                                                                                                                 On 28 June 1880 the Kelly Gang bailed up the townsfolk of
                                                                                                                                                                                            Glenrowan in the Ann Jones Inn as part of their grand plan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Federation Square
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                corner Flinders & Swanston Streets
                                                                                                                                                                                            to create a Republic of North East Victoria. Ned’s brother Dan
                                                                                                                                                                                            and two other gang members, Steve Hart and Joe Byrne, died
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (+61) 03 9658 9658
                                                                                                                                                                                            during their epic shoot out with the police. Although wearing                                                                                       ALBURY WODONGA
    Ned Kelly was executed at the Gaol on 11 November 1880, aged 25. Shortly before his                                                                                                     his unique hand-made armour, Ned was finally brought to the                                                                                         Lincoln Causeway, Wodonga
    death, Kelly reportedly uttered the famous words, ‘Such is life’. Displays include the                                                                                                  ground and captured after sustaining 28 gunshot wounds in                                                                                           1300 796 222
    condemned cell and gallows scene, and a suit of armour worn at Glenrowan during the                                                                                                     his final dramatic battle with the police. The story of the
    ‘last stand’ shoot out with police. Case studies provide a fascinating glimpse of what                                                                                                  Glenrowan Siege is told in a walking trail map that guides                                                                                          BEECHWORTH
    conditions were like for the hardened criminals who were housed here between 1841                                                                                                       visitors around a number of informative signs located where                                                                                         Town Hall, Ford Street
    and 1929. The Gaol is Victoria’s oldest surviving prison. Open daily 9.30am to                                                                                                          the major incidents occurred.                                                                                                                       1300 366 321
    4.30pm. Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.
                                                                                                                                                                                            BEECHWORTH                                                                                                                                          Costume and Pioneer Museum
    AV E N E L                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14 Mair Street
                                                                                                                                                                                            Beechworth is Australia’s best preserved gold town. All four members of the Kelly Gang spent some
    Ned showed bravery early in life. As an 11 year old he rescued a boy from                                                                                                               time in Beechworth Gaol, Ned for a total of two years. Ned appeared in the Beechworth Courthouse                                                    (+61) 03 5762 1749
    drowning in Hughes Creek and was presented with a green silk sash for his                                                                                                               on 6 August 1880 on a charge of murder. He was committed to stand trial here before returning to                                                    EUROA
    bravery by the boy’s grateful parents. His father died here and is buried in the                                                                                                        Melbourne for his Supreme Court trial and subsequent hanging. Ned’s mother, Ellen, also appeared
    local cemetery. The sash, which Ned wore during the Glenrowan Siege, is on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Old Hume Highway
                                                                                                                                                                                            in the Beechworth Court, in 1878, and was held in the Beechworth Gaol for a short time, before being
    display at Benalla’s Costume and Pioneer Museum. A local trail map of the                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Visitor Information Centres          1300 134 610
                                                                                                                                                                                            taken to Melbourne to complete her sentence. The Courthouse is just one of a number of remarkable
    various sites associated with Ned’s early life is available from most commercial                                                                                                        19th century buildings making up the Beechworth Historic and Cultural Precinct, which provides a                                                    JERILDERIE
    outlets in Avenel as well as the Nagambie and Euroa Visitor Information Centres.                                                                                                        fascinating insight into life during the gold rush and Ned Kelly era. You can visit many of Ned’s          Allow time to discover north             ‘The Willows’ 11 Powell Street
                                                                                                                                                                                            former haunts by following the Golden Mile walking trail. A brochure and much more information on          east Victoria and Jerilderie –           (+61) 03 5886 1666
    EUROA                                                                                                                                                                                   Ned is available from the Beechworth Visitor Information Centre.                                           there’s plenty to explore.               MANSFIELD
    Following the events at Stringybark Creek the Kelly Gang recognised the need                                                                                                                                                                                                                       For more information just follow the i   167 Maroondah Highway
    to secure adequate resources to support their life on the run. On 10 December                                                                                                           JERILDERIE                                                                                                 signs to the Visitor Information         1800 039 049
    1879 the Gang staged a daring raid on Euroa and robbed the National Bank of                                                                                                             The Kelly Gang captured the southern New South Wales town of Jerilderie in February 1879, and              Centres. Here you will find ideas for
    2,000 pounds.The story of the planning for the hold-up and memorabilia from the period is on display                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NAGAMBIE
                                                                                                                                                                                            robbed the local bank of 2,000 pounds. Here, Ned gave his Jerilderie Letter to the bank’s accountant       accommodation, enjoying regional wines
    at the Farmers Arms Hotel Museum (open Friday - Monday). A local Euroa historic trail map is also                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           145 High Street
                                                                                                                                                                                            for publication as well as printing in the Jerilderie Gazette. It outlined Kelly’s defence of the Gang’s   and produce, and other things to see
    available.                                                                                                                                                                              actions at Stringybark Creek, but was not published until after Kelly’s death. After Beechworth,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1800 444 647 or (+61) 03 5794 2647
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and do in this legendary region.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Jerilderie has the most Kelly-related buildings and sites, including the Post and Telegraph Office                                                  RUTHERGLEN
                                                                                                 BENALLA                                                                                    which was disabled by the Gang to prevent news of their robbery spreading. A walking ‘raid trail’ map      A comprehensive ‘Kelly Country’          57 Main Street
                                                                                                                                                                                            is available from The Willows Pioneer Museum next door to the Telegraph Office.                            touring map is available for             1800 622 871 or (+61) 02 6032 9166
                                    As the major town closest to Ned’s home, Benalla was the epicentre of
                                    Kelly’s bushranging days and was police headquarters for the Kelly                                                                                                                                                                                                 purchase from the listed Visitor         WANGARATTA
                                    Gang manhunt. The gang comprised Ned and Dan Kelly, Steve Hart                                                                                          P O W E R S L O O K O U T ( K I N G VA L L E Y- W H I T F I E L D - M A N S F I E L D R D )                Information Centres, the Old             100-104 Murphy Street
                                    and Joe Byrne. Sidney Nolan’s tapestry depicting the siege,                                                                                             Harry Power, a fellow bushranger to whom a teenaged Ned was ‘apprenticed’ for a time, hid himself          Melbourne Gaol and RACV shops.           1800 801 065 or (+61) 03 5721 5711
                                    ‘Glenrowan’, is on display at the internationally renowned Benalla Art                                                                                  in the ranges at the head of the King Valley. His camp was located near a hollow tree, through which
                                    Gallery along with other Kelly-related works. At the Costume and                                                                                        holes were bored to give him a complete view of the valley. The highest spot above the campsite is
                                    Pioneer Museum you can step inside the portable cell once used to                                                                                       now a popular viewing point known as Powers Lookout, and has magnificent views of the valley,
                                    hold Ned Kelly. The museum also holds the green silk sash presented
                                    to Ned. Other Kelly sites include the cemetery, where gang member
                                                                                                                                                                                            surrounding vineyards and tobacco farms. An entertaining history of Harry Power and the region is     
                                                                                                                                                                                            located in the car park.
    Joe Byrne is buried, the courthouse where the Kelly family appeared on various charges, and the
    bootmaker’s shop where Kelly was once involved in a fight with several police. A comprehensive trail
    brochure with maps showing all the Ned Kelly sites is available from the Visitor Information Centre.
    Guided tours operate throughout the year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The three policemen killed at Stringybark Creek are buried in Mansfield
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Cemetery. There is also an impressive marble monument in the main street
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     funded by public donation. The proclamation resulting in the Gang members
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Explore the Kelly sites of
    STRINGYBARK CREEK                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     MELBOURNE, NORTH EAST VICTORIA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     being declared outlaws was made from the steps of the Mansfield Courthouse
    The infamous shoot out between police and the Kelly Gang took place at Stringybark Creek on 26                                                                                                                   on 15 November 1878. The Courthouse is still in use today.
    October 1878. The Gang surprised the police at their camp and, in the ensuing gun battle, three                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           & S O U T H E R N N E W S O U T H WA L E S
    policemen were killed. A police memorial has been erected here and at Mansfield where the police are                                                                                                             We gratefully acknowledge the support of Ian Jones, author of Ned Kelly:
    buried. The natural bush setting at Stringybark Creek is largely undisturbed and can be reached by                                                                                                               A Short Life, published by Lothian Books,in preparing this brochure, and
    a well-graded dirt road from either Benalla or Mansfield. CAUTION: Logging trucks frequently use                                                                                                                 Keith McMenomy, author of Ned Kelly: The Authentic Illustrated History,
    this road.                                                                                                                                                                                                       published by Hardie Grant, for permission to use images from his book.             TOURING ROUTE

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