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Nicol’s Blacksmith

Walter Yardly became a blacksmith in Duntroon in 1896, after selling the business in 1904 to Nicol S. Muirden who retired in the 1960’s, and the smithy lay empty for 10 years. It was due for demolition in 1974 but was saved in 1975 by four local farmers; Burns Pollock, John Hore, the late Bill Simpson and the late Jim Harvey.

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Duntroon and the surrounding area is home to a mixture of natural, historical and cultural attractions that are unlike anything else. Beginning in Duntroon at the Vanished World Centre, you can learn about our fascinating local geology, the ancient creatures, such as shark tooth dolphins and penguins
which stood 1.3m high, that used to call this area home.

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