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Pioneer Weekend Brings Past To Life

Tain and pony rides, working machinery, John Deere tractors and camp cooking were just some of the highlights for the more than 1200 people who visited Historic Village Herberton this weekend for its annual Pioneer event.  Revellers were able to see first hand tin panning,... read more...


Rare JD Tractor On Show For Pioneer Weekend

An extremely rare 1916 Waterloo Boy John Deere tractor will take centre stage as it is unveiled for two days only during Pioneer Weekend at Historic Village Herberton this weekend on May 4-5. The Model N tractor is the first fuel powered tractor to be produced by... read more...


2013 Pioneer Weekend Better Than Ever

All things old will be celebrated in traditional fashion at this year's annual Pioneer Weekend at Historic Village Herberton on the weekend of May 4 and 5.  A must do event on the Atherton Tablelands, Pioneer Weekend attracts visitors from far and wide with its... read more...


History Endures As Farm House Finds New Home

A 120-year old farmhouse with a rich north Queensland history has arrived at its new home at Historic Village Herberton.   Taking two days to transport, some of which was under police escort, the three-bedroom house, will round out the Village’s collection of more... read more...


Discover crazy potions and cure-alls at The Village’s newest exhibit

The Chemist Shop Historic Village Herberton’s newest exhibition is proving a hit with visitors. Learn just how important the pharmacists’ role was pre-war when there were no packaged tablets or medicines to buy and everything had to be made from scratch. In the... read more...