Historical information

The Tawonga Store was a general store in the Upper Kiewa Valley providing for the farming community. This store had a variety of items and was the main store for many of the farming families who would travel in on horse and cart to make weekly trips to the store for supplies.


George Potter owned the store before 1920. Whit Potter, George's son worked with his father for many years. See KVHS 0621 for early Ledgers, which give a comprehensive list of what type of items the residents of the Kiewa Valley purchased during this period.

Physical description

Rectangular sepia photo of Tawonga Store with Geo. Potter printed on its roof. Horse and cart and one early model car and one truck are parked out the front. The truck has a driver and passenger.