Fanning conducted the Mt Clear tollgate. It was later moved to the boundary of Ballarat and Buninyong. The Fanning family owned land at Mt Clear were Damascus (formerly St Martin's in the Pines) stands. 
- ↑ Thorpe, M.W. & Akers, Mary, An Illustrated History of Buninyong, Buninyong & District Historical Society, 1982.
--Sallyanne Doyle 12:23, 23 February 2013 (EST)