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Local History from Amelia's Bed and Breakfast

By: Amelia's Bed and Breakfast  27-Nov-2012
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Surrounded by stunning seaside vistas, history-proud Moonta was founded with the 1861 discovery, initially in a wombat burrow, of rich copper deposits and it became South Australia’s second-biggest town. The mines were largely operated by Cornish miners, and Moonta is today tagged “Australia’s Little Cornwall,” with no visit complete without sampling a mouth-watering Cornish pastie from The Cornish Kitchen. The town has a strong National Trust presence and celebrates its history with Kernewek Lowender, the world’s biggest Cornish festival. The mining precinct is a protected State Heritage Area. Train tours are offered around the site, and the National Trust’s Moonta Mines Museum is fascinating.

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Our cottage was built in 1876 of ironstone and limestone by stonemason Jonathan Lake. We named the cottage after his daughter, Joyce Amelia. The cottage was somewhat rundown when we purchased it in 2005, and we did most of the improvements ourselves with TLC, largely calling on Tim’s skills as a carpenter, cabinet maker and general handyman.