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Hay War Memorial High School Museum

Hay War Memorial High School Museum, 216 Pine Street, Hay NSW 2711, Australia

The people of Hay built a school as the war memorial for Hay to commemorate those who served in World War I. The museum tells both the stories of Hay and district war service from the Boer War to the present and the history of the school. The school was opened on ANZAC Day in1923 and was once described as ‘the finest war memorial in the Empire.’ This museum within a school aims to connect young people of today to young people from their collective past.

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One Tree

Located between Hay and Booligal on Cobb Highway is the famous and historic One Tree Hotel. The hotel was built in 1862 by Alexander Finch. Originally known as Finch Inn, it was renamed the One Tree Hotel later when purchased by William Clark. It was named because of a lone large gum tree growing on…

Maude

Located just 52 kilometres west of Hay, Maude is another beautiful place to set up camp or cast a lineExpect to find yellow belly, redfin and Murray cod as well as plenty of native wildlife along the banks of the Bidgee.Tired of feeding the fish? Enjoy some country hospitality at the Post Office Hotel or…

Sandy Point Beach

Water Street, Hay, NSW, Australia

The beautiful white sandy beaches of the Murrumbidgee River are a favourite spot for visitors and local’s alike. A haven for water lovers, Sandy Point boasts a lawned area, full amenities and some of the best fishing sites on the ‘Bidgee. Under the shade of the majestic old river red gums, visitors can enjoy a…