Brickendon Farm, Tasmania, Australia part of the Australian Convicts Unesco designation - harks back to a time in world history when convicts were used to provide labour to Australian settlers in exchange for food and clothing.
Shot Tower just south of Taroona is one of the State's most unique historic buildings. Lead shot was made by dropping molten lead through a sieve at the top of the tower and by the time it hit the water at the bottom it was cold and spherical in shape. A climb up the 259 steps to the top of the tower gives a wonderful view of the Derwent Estuary. Taroona is 15 mins. from Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
Did you know that Australia's oldest bridge is in the southern Tasmanian town of Richmond? . A picture-perfect town in the heart of the Coal River Valley wine region, Richmond tells the story of an early Australian colonial village and boasts more than 50 Georgian buildings, many beautifully restored colonial buildings that now operate as cafes, restaurants, galleries and accommodation. #discovertasmania #richmond #bridges #convicts #tasmania Image Credit: milesgray88