Burra, SA

We have been to Burra in South Australia. It's certainly nippy there in winter. A cute mining town of the past which began in 1851.  The mine first closed in 1877, briefly opened again early in the 20th century and for a last time from 1970-1981. Miners and towns people primarily came from Cornwall, Wales, Scotland and Germany.
The mines supplied 89% of South Australia's and 5% of the world's copper for 15 years.  Now a pastoral and historic town, it's the centre for many communities.

Inside the Catholic Church

Miner's Cottages

Winter Wattle in Burra, South Australia

The Post Office

The Town Hall

One of the town Pubs

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