Blackall Cemetery

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Graves in the Blackall Cemetery date back to the late 1800s.
In the cemetery are the grave sites of legendary shearer Jack Howe, Roy Dunne and Annie (Granny) Harlow.

Jack Howe set two shearing records in 1892, his record for blade shears of 321 sheep shorn in 7 hours 40 minutes has never been broken.

Roy set a record when astride his goat Nugget when they leaped over a 3 foot 6 inch jump.

Annie (Granny) Harlow was Blackall’s midwife for many years and is a registered Unsung Hero at the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre in Longreach.

Blackall Cemetery is a peaceful place to visit and discover more of Blackall’s pioneering history.

Facilities

Carpark Disabled access available Family Friendly History & Heritage Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Walk

Rates

Free Entry

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