26 May 2018 to 27 May 2018
Visit Moculta and view the state heritage listed Shannon Mausoleum. This 20-sided Italianate stone building was erected by Eliza Shannon in 1876 as a memorial to her husband Abraham. A reasonable level of fitness is required to stroll the 250m tree-lined entrance. There is vehicle access for those unable to walk the distance. Parking alongside Shannon Road.
Explore the Linke heritage exhibition, Striking the Anvil, nearby at the Moculta Memorial Hall at 2 Truro Road. It showcases items from the Linke Farm Machinery Factory which operated in Moculta from 1870 to 1930. The factory was best known for making the Barossa Central Strippers, and there will be one on display. Many young blacksmiths from all over South Australia and interstate learnt their apprenticeships at the Linke factory and machinery made here was shipped to across Australia. Afternoon tea, plants and metal sculptures will be available to purchase.