WWII 17½ Mile Camp

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

The 17½ Mile Camp was a World War II military base located along the Stuart Highway. It now consists of a series of cement foundations that mark various buildings and constructions, Gun pits (round dirt pits), dirt trenches, short fortifications built of local stone, two bottle dumps and latrines built of cement slabs (‘Flaming Furies’).


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Gun emplacement.

WWII Quarantine Anti aircraft Battery Site

East Arm

survey marker

Virginia Town site 1869 Survey Markers

Virginia, Litchfield

Interpretative signage at the site. A small circular brass plaque indicating the site is on the NT Heritage Register has been removed from the site.

WWII RAAF Operations Room, Batchelor


Memorial from Campion Road.

Leprosarium Memorial

East Arm

Offroad Dreaming

Offroad Dreaming

Moulden, Palmerston

Identification signage for the site at Mackillop Court.

WWII 17½ Mile Camp


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