Powers Look Out

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Powers Look Out

In the ranges north of Stringy Bark Creek


This scenic reserve provides vistas of the Upper King and the Alpine National Park. It is believed the lookout was a vantage point for bushranger Harry Power to view approaching troopers during his period of notoriety in the north-east

The Taungurung aboriginal community recognised Power's Lookout as part of their traditional country.

What was the area around Power's like in the late 1870's



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On the 26/10/1878 , at the time of the Mansfield Murders, Det Ward got up on the top of Power's Look-out; to look out for the[[../../things/K_kellys/K_KellyGang.html|KellyGang]] . He did not see them. Why was he there? Was he acting on information?

Rivers Creeks and Hills near Power's Lookout

What happened at Power's look out after the time of the Kelly Gang

What is happening at Power's look today

Powers Look out is a scenic reserve