Mt Nelson Signal Station

Built in 1811, the signal station at Mt Nelson was the first to be constructed in Tasmania. Today, Mt Nelson Signal Station offers a fascinating insight into the history of the early colony. Informative panels describe the process of semaphore signalling, station life and the role the station played in reporting shipping, initially for the Port of Hobart and later for both Hobart and Port Arthur.

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Mt Nelson Signal Station, Mt Nelson


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