The first Berrigan show was held on March 31, 1891, with attendance being positive despite inclement weather and state of the roads. This first show was held in the Hall and adjacent grounds and the popularity of the show encouraged local residents to continue the tradition annually. A few more were held in the Hall, […]
So where is Berrigan?
Berrigan is a small town, located in the Southern Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia, 30kms north of the Murray River. Melbourne is three hours to the south and Sydney is seven hours to the north east.
It is the home to the offices of the Berrigan Shire Council and close to the Murray River communities of Barooga, Finley, Tocumwal, and Mulwala, with Jerilderie to the north.
Both Albury and Shepparton are just over an hour away, and to Wagga Wagga takes two hours.
The Historical Village of Berrigan – by Tom Pyle
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What a great afternoon! I was fortunate to attend the book launch of Jenny Congdon’s much awaited book - in her old stomping ground - the Berrigan Library.
The treats cooked up by Jenny from recipes included in her book were another highlight, using Woodstock Flour. So many choices of tempting cakes, slices and biscuits - just going to have to work my way through the book and master them all.
The general consensus was the Apple and Rhubarb cake was winner of the day - aside from the opportunity to buy a personally signed copy of ‘Woodstock: farm, food and family’ of course.
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The history of Berrigan
From the pen of Tom Pyle… In 1881, the first school (subsidised) in the district is on the property of “Dalmally”. A post office is built in 1884, there are already over 30 families settled within an 8 mile radius. From 1884 a coach mail run operates between Corowa, Bull Plain, Berrigan, Murray Hut (Finley) […]
The Nangunia South School was established in April 1899 as a provisional school made of logs, joined together by mud. The school was located opposite the site (Northern side) of the Nangunia Hotel and Post Office (one building) which was destroyed by fire in 1903. Therefore the school was situated where the Mulwala Canal is […]
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