From Ballarat and District Industrial Heritage Project
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.
Geography and climate
Pigoreet is located above a gorge known as the Devil's Kitchen.
- ↑ 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