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A plaque indicates where the first European settler in the area, Doctor Barker lived.
The first settler was a Dr. Barker whose Ravenswood No.1 Run encompassed the present townsite. His homestead was located at what is now the northern end of town . It was on this property that a shepherd named John Worley found gold in 1851. Subsequently, thousands of prospectors from around the globe descended on the Mount Alexander area.
|Address:||Eagles Road, Harcourt, 3453|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.995|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.