Former Southport Police Station and Telegraph Station site

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Southport was a significant township in the early development of the Northern Territory. The remnants at Southport offer an example of early township life in the Northern Territory between 1872 and 1889. Little remains of both sites except for the floor slabs and foundation stones of the Police Station and the floor slab, section of stone wall and a well for the Telegraph Station.

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interpretative sign at Mira Road indicating the location of the cemetery.

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Former Southport Police Station and Telegraph Station site

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