Furner

Furner

Furner Postcode: 5280

Location

Furner is 20.6kms North-West of Millicent, 65kms west of Beachport, via Kangaroo Inn, and 73kms east of Penola on the Robe-Penola road.

The local industries consist of beef, wool, blue gums, cropping, flower farms.

History

The township of Furner was proclaimed in 1886. In 1899 it had a Council office used as a school room, one hotel, (The Kintore Inn), a general store and a few dwellings.

The town was named after Luke Liddiard Furner who was Member for Wallaroo and Commissioner for Public Works. Furner and the nearby Kangaroo Inn ruin, are on or near the Old Overland Road (Goldrush) from Adelaide to Melbourne.














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