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Operated from 1834 - 1849 and was the first purpose built juvenile reformatory in the British Empire.
Maria Island is a special place with something for everyone - historic ruins, sweeping bays, rugged cliffs and mountains, and remarkable wildlife. Set just off the warm East Coast, the island is easily accessed by ferry.
In the yard outside, a remnant of the old convict powered tramway may still be clearly seen.
Maps and information regarding the Jerusalem Probation Station are available for perusal.
When first lit in March 1838 Cape Bruny was Tasmania’s third lighthouse, and Australia’s fourth. It is now the country’s second oldest and longest continually staffed extant lighthouse.