In the year it was built, 14,000 ounces of Gold were shipped to Melbourne from the Beechworth Gold receiver's office.
Chinese Protector's Office Building Opens
The Chinese Protector's Office First opens in 1857. Before the office opened, only 55 Chinese lived in Beechworth. By 1857 the Chinese population of Beechworth has grown to 4000.
The Beechworth Young Men's Association Building Built
This is where Beechworth's young men met, quite regularly, to read essays and hold lectures.
Beechworth Court House Built
Remained operational for 131 years. Famous for trials involving Ned Kelly, Harry Power and Elizabeth Scott.
Beechworth Town Hall Opened
Originally Shire offices and a Court of Petty Sessions.
Telegraph Station Built.
Communication Centre of Beechworth
Powder Magazine Built
Storing place for Gun powder used for blasting on Goldfields. Restored in 1966 for National Trust.
Protector's Office Completed
Took approximately 5 years to build. Significant building in early Gold times of Beechworth. Important building because the Protector was responsible for collecting miner's rights and business licenses.
Stone Lock Up Built
Police lock up, the building had a cell for both males and females. Believed that Ned Kelly and his mother were held here prior to their trials in Beechworth.