EIDSVOLD

Eidsvold is a Scandinavian town is south east Queensland. Eidsvold is encountered when traveling the north (or south) from the Mundubbera to Monto hgy. Eidsvold is a quirky sort of town that has some interesting features. Eidsvold is also has the R m Williams education centre.The town is the self-proclaimed Beef Capital of the Burnett and is a hub for the regional cattle industry.

The town is named after Eidsvold Station, a nearby property. That in turn is named for Eidsvold, Norway. The station was given this name by the Archer brothers, settlers who had land holdings in Norway. The Eidsvold run was licensed to Thomas Archer in June 1848. The Town Reserve, three miles east of the station homestead, was proclaimed 19 March 1890, and the post office opened 19 September 1887.

When visiting be sure to check out the sculptured Australian at the park.

The town has a strong Aboriginal Arts Centre.

The War Memorial is located in the family park.

There are two Museums. The Bottle Museum and the Heritage Museum.

Only two congregational churches are represented at Eidsvold. The Anglican and the United

The Eidsvold pub is a tavern type hotel.

If travelling the route please allow some time to visit this quite nice small town.

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