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Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society Corryong, Victoria

The Man from Snowy River Museum and Riley's Village tells the story of Jack Riley who was without doubt, the real man from Snowy River who inspired Banjo Paterson's famous poetry. This epic tale has an endearing place in the hearts of all Australians and is celebrated every year in Corryong at the Man from Snowy River Festival.

Contact Information

location
PO Box 51 Corryong Vic 3707 (map)
phone
+61 (02) 6076 2600

Contact

Opening Hours

10am-4pm daily Closed Christmas Day, Good Friday, and the morning of Anzac Day. Hours from Jun-Aug may be reduced to 1pm-3pm.

Location

103 Hansen St Corryong Victoria

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Local Folk Museum, titled 'The Man from Snowy River Folk Museum', tribute to a local stockman Jack Riley.

Significance

We have had a significance assessment done and a number of items were identified as being significant (and of National importance), the most recent being Jim Simpson's World War Two rug, which is 2m x 2m.

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Framed Photo - The Bramley girls playing tennis at the Needles, Berringama, September 20th, 1902

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Framed photograph of the Bramley girls playing tennis at the Needles, Berringama, Upper Murray.

Historical information

Photograph of Bramley family. Early residents of the Needles, Berringama, Victoria - 20th September, 1902

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of frame - September 20th, 1902, at "The Needles" Berringama. Charles Bramley and sisters Minnie & Nellie - "The Bramley girls playing tennis."

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1952

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1952 to Dec 1952

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1956

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1956 to Dec 1956

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1961

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1961 to Dec 1961

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1963

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1963 to Dec 1963

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1964

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1964

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1965

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1965 to Dec 1965

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1966

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1966 to Dec 1966

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1967

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1967 to Dec 1967

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1957

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1957 to Dec 1957

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1968

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1968 to Dec 1968

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1962

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Historical information

Social & Community History of District

Significance

Social & Community History of District

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1960

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1960 to Dec 1960

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1959

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1959 to Dec 1959

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1958

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1958 to Dec 1958

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1955

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1955 to Dec 1955

Historical information

Social & Commercial History

Significance

Social & Commercial History

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1954

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1954 to Dec 1954

Historical information

Community & Commercial History

Significance

Community & Commercial History

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Newspapers - Corryong Courier 1953

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Navy Blue Bound Copies - Jan 1953 to Dec 1953

Historical information

Social & Commercial History of District

Significance

Social & Commercial History of District

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold Lettering

Stone Axe

Man From Snowy River Museum operated by the Upper Murray Historical Society , Corryong

Wasted Stone Axe Found at Lower Bringenbrong, New South Wales (On Murray Jarvis' Property)

Inscriptions & Markings

Cutting end relatively blunt (i.e. Not ground or polished). Large chip at top end