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Murtoa Stick Shed

The World's Largest "Rustically Built" Structure?

May 20th 2021
Today we head home. First stop this morning is the Murtoa Stick Shed. We read that until the outbreak of World War 2 Australia typically exported around sixty percent of its wheat to Great Britain and Western Europe. The War thus caused a glut, and the Stick Shed was thrown up in only four months in late 1941 and early 1942 to store some of the excess. We watch a short video presentation before ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Melbourne » Essendon

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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22nd September 2021

Murtoa Stick Shed
"265 metres long, 60 metres wide, and nearly twenty metres high at its highest point." That is truly massive. Blows me away the massive numbers of gems in our island continent that folks like me have never heard of but when discovered cannot hide the awe. Gotta see this one for myself one day!
24th September 2021

Murtoa Stick Shed
Thanks for this. It is indeed staggering what you can find in your own backyard. We'd never heard of this place until someone told us about it earlier this year, and here it is, half a day's drive down the road.

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