Avoca Post Office
This building at "Harefield" near St Marys was
the cottage built by
Our research room is located in the St
Marys Online Access Centre, which is located in the NEET
Centre behind the Community Hall in Main Street.
Avoca Post Office is the place to learn the history of Avoca. Here you can find a good range of photos and information including the history of the well know "Bona Vista" properly
Cranks and Tinkerers Motor Museum in Main Street St Marys has a fantastic display of all things connected to the automotive industry, as well as artefacts and photos of the history of the Fingal Valley
Cornwall Coalminers Heritage Wall is in the Cornwall Park in the centre of town and contains some twelve hundred names of men who pioneered the coal industry in the Mt Nicholas Range. Here you can learn how the early miners tunneled into the mountain with nothing more than a pick, shovel, pit pony and a stick of dynamite to win their prize of "black gold"
E'scape' Cafe' is situated in the centre of St Marys. Here you can get the best coffee in town, enjoy a meal, or view the photo display on the history of St Marys.
Fingal Neighborhood House is situated in the Old Tasmanian Hotel in Talbot Street, Fingal and has access to information and photos relating to the history of Fingal including the famous "Malahide" property, which was settled by William Talbot around 1827. The property still remains in the Talbot family.
Golden Gate Gallery is in High Street, Mathinna and they have a good display of photos and information about the "Golden Days" of the town when it was the third largest in Tasmania after Hobart and Launceston
Mathinna Post Office and Coffee Shop is also in High Street, Mathinna and is a good place for a chat about the colourful history of Mathinna
In the St Marys Post Office you can find the Hoad Cup. This a wonderful example of the significants the sport of Rifle Shooting was to the Fingal Valley for many years