Piggoreet

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Etymology

History

Piggoreet is a small gold mining town south-west of Ballarat, near Linton. Gold was found at Piggoreet at a place called The Devil's Kitchen in 1852.

Governance

Geography and climate

Pigoreet is located above a gorge known as the Devil's Kitchen.

Environment

Economy

There was a branch of the Union Bank at Piggoreet. The manager at one time was Henry Curwen-Walker.[1]

Demography

Culture

Sport

Industry

Tourism

Transport

Architecture

Education

Media

Hotels

List of hotels in Piggoreet

See also

Notes

  1. 1909 'COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT AND DISTRICT.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 8 June, p. 3, viewed 15 October, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article10697417

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