Old post office in Arrowtown, New Zealand

Old post office in Arrowtown, New Zealand

Description: Arrowtown is a historic gold mining town. Jack Tewa, a shearer for Rees, was the first to discover gold around May 1861. by the end of 1862 there were 1,500 miners camped down on the Arrow River. 12,000 ounces (340 kgs) of gold were carried out on the first gold escort in January 1863.

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Keywords: Arrowtown, Historic places, New Zealand, Novy Zeland, Otago, Wakatipu, gold mine, people, town, vintage car, bus

Exif: Exposure: 1/125, Aperture: 8.0, ISO: 100

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