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- Ballarat - 19th January
- Visit to Ballarats famous Sovereign Hill theme park to experience life during Victoria's gold rush.
- Welcome dinner and speeches at Ballarat Lodge
- Smythesdale - 20th January
- Town visit
- Formal memorial dedication ceremony
- Smythesdale Lunch
During the1850s to mid 1870s, over 300 families and individuals migrated from the village of Nieder-Weisel in Hessen, a province of Germany, to Australia in search of work and wealth generated by the fabulous gold rush in the Colony of Victoria.
12th century Nieder-Weisel Church, garden and memorial plaque
Nieder-Weisel - 1844 and today
Contacts to find out more information on the Nieder-Weisel Memorial