The Castlemaine Quirk

The Castlemaine Quirk #14

Q: Look familiar? If you live in Castlemaine you will have seen this before. Everyone’s been up here — not least when showing visitors interesting parts of the town.

A: It’s the face of a lion on the base of the obelisk — the Burke and Wills  memorial on Will Street.   The Castlemaine Quirk is a series where readers are challenged to guess the where, what and why of the content in a photo. Extravagant guesses are most welcome. You’re also invited to submit your own quirks. They need to be publically accessible and should be of some historical, cultural or artistic merit. It’s a show and tell opportunity whereby we can all learn something a little extra about Castlemaine we didn’t know before. If you’d like to submit one email

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