Chiltern North East Victoria AustraliaWelcome to Chiltern Australia

Chiltern is a fascinating historic village, built upon the solid values of its mining heritage. It’s distinguished by carefully preserved streetscapes with historic brick buildings and wooden verandahs.

The miners’ cottages, Athenaeum Museum and Dow’s Pharmacy tell the story of our early pioneers; their struggles and their joys shared by a community with the pioneer vision to become what Chiltern is today – a peaceful, country town nestling in the hills of the spectacular surrounding National Parkland.

Visitors to Chiltern will experience the nostalgia of the past with all the benefits of good, old fashioned hospitality and warmth.

“Witness the parkland awash in the gold and mauve hue of the wild orchids, lilies and the golden wattle, or explore the historic buildings under shady verandahs, whilst enjoying the old world charm and hospitality of Chiltern.” – Chiltern resident

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Henry Handel Richardson’s Birthday January 3, 2015

Henry Handel Richardson'sJoin us for a celebration of the life and works of Henry Handel Richardson
(1870 – 1946) at Lakeview House on January 3.

Henry Handel Richardson (pseudonym of author Ethel Florence Richardson)
wrote many works including
The Getting of Wisdom and a trilogy
The Fortunes of Richard Mahony in
which in Ultima Thule she describes her experiences in Chiltern.

The event is held on Henry Handel Richard’s birthday at historic Lakeview House, where she lived for a
short time as a child.

Information: Chiltern Visitor Information Centre - 03 5726 1611
Email: contact@chilternvic.com
Website: www.chilternvic.com



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