Richmond is another attractive Tasmanian town. Like Oatlands, it has many old buildings dating from the convict era. The Richmond Bridge, built between 1823-5, is Australia’s oldest bridge still in use. Richmond is located in the Coal River region and is only a short drive from Hobart so over the last few decades it has […]Armchair Travel:Richmond Tasmania — Our Other Blog: Two Sisters and Two Points of View
This bridge was in the news most recently as residents are pushing to close the bridge to all traffic except pedestrians and cyclists because of its historic value. More on the bridge, its history and significance to the community can be found in the link above.