Sunday, May 29, 2016

Campbell Town, TAS

A small town almost at the midpoint of the Midland highway between Devonport and Hobart (147 km from Devonport and 134 km from Hobart), Campbell Town has become popular as a resting place for the Midland highway users who stop for a coffee break.

The Grange - town's meeting centre and function hall 

Campbell Town has also become the choice to hold state-wide meetings for many Tasmanian organizations. The Grange, the former residence of Dr William Valentine and town's popular meeting centre and function hall, hosts many state-wide meetings throughout the year.

Valentine's Park - resting place for Midland Highway travelers

Campbell Town has a number of of cafes, milk bars and a Subway. Valentine's park and banks of the Elizabeth river are all perfect for a picnic.

One of the dressed up trees for the Campbell Town Show

The annual Campbell Town Agricultural Show is the oldest of its kind in Australia, having run continuously since 1838.

Sculptures depicting convicts life

The Red Bridge over Elizabeth River

One of Campbell Town's icon is the convict-built Red Bridge, the oldest bridge on the Midlands Highway.

The Red Bridge and a Black Swan

Elizabeth River

Elizabeth River during 2016 floods

Elizabeth River

Elizabeth River

Elizabeth river and family park

A church

St Luke's Church

Drive Through Subway

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