Category: History & Culture of Cremorne

  • Pubs of Cremorne

    Pubs of Cremorne

    Part 1. -Sir Henry Barkly Hotel Once upon a time there was no freeway that blocked access to the river and there was no Hoddle bridge that connected Punt Rd to Sth Yarra. The Sir Henry Barkly Hotel sat at the end of Punt Rd where the punt would take you across the river. It…

  • Cremorne Beginnings

    Cremorne Beginnings

    The flats of what we now call Cremorne is the result of volcanic flows that made their way around Richmond Hill to meet the higher ground of South Yarra. Creeks and rivers converging from the north and east, forming the Yarra River, followed the boundary of the new volcanic rock and the older, softer sedimentary.This…

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