Macarthur is one of those towns one passes through and usually would not give the place a second thought. The Macarthur War Memorial should give cause to linger a little. Also some of the old buildings determine a bit of a looking over. Macarthur Post Office opened 1 January 1862. So Macarthur is a very old place.

The name Macarthur for the town, though a rich English name is not readily recorded.

A stroll around Macarthur reveals a proud community, a number of heritage buildings, including two 150 year old churches.

The Macarthur Hotel is a century plus establishment that no doubt is the centre of the town now.

The Macarthur War Memorial is a very tasteful and moving acknowledgement.

All church denominations are represented in this small community.

A look at the War Memorial determines a stop. Refreshment at the pub may be in order also.

Heritage diary



Fireplace   Dump Station
General Store   Bottled Gas
Internet   Caravan
Camping   4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed   Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic   Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
Rotary Club   Lions Club
Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery   Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking   Jet Boating
Information Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course