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Coal Mines Historic Site

The Coal Mines Historic Site is an outstanding example of the 19th-century European global strategy of using the forced labour of convicts. Illustrating the importance of labour and production, classification, punishment and surveillance in the penal system and the role of the convict in the establishment of colonial economies, the Coal Mines Historic Site is listed as one of the 11 sites that

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Coal Mines Historic Site Wikipedia

Coal Mines Historic Site was, for a period of 15 years (1833–48), a convict probation station and the site of Tasmania 's (then Van Diemen's Land 's) first operational coal mine, "serving as a place of punishment for the 'worst class' of convicts from Port Arthur ".

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Visit Coal Mines Historic Site

The Coal Mines Historic Site is 25 minutes’ drive from Port Arthur, near Saltwater River on the north western tip of the Tasman Peninsula.

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Coal Mines Historic Site Port Arthur and Tasman

Often described as one of Tasmania’s best-kept secrets, the Coal Mines Historic Site offers a fascinating contrast with a visit to the better known Port Arthur Historic Site, a self-guided opportunity with excellent interpretation with a sense of serenity, gothic mystery and discovery.

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Coastal erosion claiming cherished site that was once

10/11/2019· (ABC Radio Hobart: Georgie Burgess) At its peak, the site had 600 convict men working at it. It was part of the brutal penal colony which took over the peninsula, which most notably includes the Port Arthur site. The Coal Mines site is World Heritage listed, and on many other heritage registers, but metres of it are being lost.

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The Coal Mines Historic Site is a 25-minute drive from Port Arthur, near Saltwater River on the north western tip of the Tasman Peninsula.

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Conservation

The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA) is proud that the Port Arthur, Coal Mines and Cascades Female Factory Historic Sites are among eleven historic places that together form the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property. The Australian Convict Sites were inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2010.

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Port Arthur Coal Mines Historic Site Tasmania and

Port Arthur Coal Mines Historic Site. The Coal Mines Historic Site is one of the 60 Great Short Walks of Tasmania. It is a world heritage site due to its historical value. Disclaimer: there are actually no working coal mines here, just the ruins of mines from the past. The place is also rather beautiful, as you will see from the pictures! We spent about an hour or two here, but it could

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Coal Mines Port Arthur.

Photo about National Heritage Places Coal Mines Historic Site c.1833, Saltwater River, Tasmanian Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia. Image of mines, historical, tasmanian 50228159

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Coal Mines Historic Site On The Convict Trail

The Coal Mines Historic Site is an outstanding example of what was considered at the time, the potential economic value of convict labour. It played an important role in the early stages of the colony of Van Diemen's Land, which was required to start paying its own way as a means of transition from a penal colony to a free colony.

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Coal Mines Historic Site World Heritage Site Discover

It's a great place to explore on foot, with a number of tracks and paths around the extensive site. A printed leaflet about the Coal Mines is available from the Visitor Centre at the Port Arthur Historic Site. The Coal Mines site is approximately a one and a quarter hours drive from Hobart and a 25-minute drive from Port Arthur. A visit is a

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Coal Mines Historic Site Discover Tasmania

The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Coal Mines Historic Site is approximately a 75-minute drive from Hobart and a 25-minute drive from Port Arthur. One of the 11 sites that together form the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property, it was Tasmania's first operational mine. Developed both to limit the colony's dependence upon costly imported coal from New South Wales, as well as serving

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Coal Mines Historic Site Port Arthur and Tasman

Often described as one of Tasmania’s best-kept secrets, the Coal Mines Historic Site offers a fascinating contrast with a visit to the better known Port Arthur Historic Site, a self-guided opportunity with excellent interpretation with a sense of serenity, gothic mystery and discovery. Historic ruins are scattered about a bushland environment rich in birdlife and natural beauty. Walking

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Coal Mines Historic Site Port Arthur

Coal Mines Historic Site is situated on the Tasman Peninsula near Saltwater River and was developed to limit the colony's dependence upon costly imported coal from New South Wales, as well as serving as a place of punishment for the convicts from Port Arthur. The mine was operational for over 40 years.

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Conservation Coal Mines Historic Site

The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA) is proud that the Port Arthur, Coal Mines and Cascades Female Factory Historic Sites are among eleven historic places that together form the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property. The Australian Convict Sites were inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2010.

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Coal Mines Port Arthur stock image. Image of mines

Photo about National Heritage Places Coal Mines Historic Site c.1833, Saltwater River, Tasmanian Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia. Image of mines, historical, tasmanian 50228159

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National Heritage Places Coal Mines Historic Site

The Coal Mines Historic Site is an outstanding example of the economic value of convict labour. It played an important role in the early stages of the colony of Van Diemen's Land, which was required to start paying its own way as a means of transition from a penal colony to a free colony. Coal was an essential fuel and an important prerequisite for a functioning economy and since only small

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Not Port Arthur. Review of Coal Mines Historic Site

22/02/2016· Coal Mines Historic Site: Not Port Arthur. See 157 traveler reviews, 237 candid photos, and great deals for Saltwater River, Australia, at Tripadvisor.

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7.1 Coal Mines: Link to World Heritage Coal Mines

7.1 Coal Mines: Link to World Heritage Coal Mines Historic Site; 7.2 Coal Mines: Gardens of Hell ; 8.1 Port Arthur: Link to World Heritage Port Arthur Historic Site; 8.2 Port Arthur: After the Convicts; 9.1 Tasman Arch: Tourism; 9.2 Tasman Arch: Tasman Arch to Waterfall Bay; Find Out More discovertasmania. hobartandbeyond.au. Galleries & Other Media. Photos,

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A hidden treasure Coal Mines Historic Site, Saltwater

11/06/2018· Having been to Port Arthur a few times, I was pleased that we made the trip out to the Coal Mines on our last visit. This site tells the story of the island’s first coal mine, the conditions endured and some of the characters. The building ruins still give a good impression of the facilities. We wish that we had allowed more time to complete the walks in the area. This is an untouched part

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