Once bustling hive of industry but still a town with a rich sense of community, resilient in times of disaster and proud of a very strong heritage. Colin Campbell a past resident captured the towns history in his book “Just About Tungamah 1875 – 2002” inspiring the Community Representative Committee to develop this walk which incorporates twenty four podium signs to ensure Tungamah’s History is not forgotten for many years to come.
Tungamah is located just 30 kilometres south of Yarrawonga and the Murray River, and the Tungamah Heritage Walk takes you past a number of historic buildings in the Tungamah township.
The walk covers most of the town and incorporates many of the significant sites and buildings in which some date back to the early 1880s, including; Tungamah Store, Peter Peters’ Store, Tungamah Shire Offices, Victoria Hotel, Tungamah Hotel, Tungamah Garage, Tungamah Timber Yards, National Bank of Australasia, Pharmacy/Bakery, Post Office and Court House.
The Tungamah community representative Committee welcome you to Tungamah and hope that you are enriched by this journey through the history of one small community, please take the time to wander and imagine life from a bygone era. Estimated walk time 1.5 hours to complete.