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Experience Clermont’s rich, diverse and dramatic history

Clermont Historic Centre’s open from 9am to 3pm, Wednesday to Saturday.

The Clermont Historical Centre is on the Gregory Highway, about 2km from Clermont.

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First public steaming in more than two decades

CHC Train

An iconic steam engine that moved a town out of a deadly flood zone is set to be the star attraction during a free event in Clermont.

The historic Aveling & Porter steam engine, was one of two that moved Clermont after the 1916 Flood.

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View the commemorative 1916 Flood exhibition A Flood of Memories

Relive stories of courage, heroism and tragedy from one of the deadliest floods in Australian history. More than 60 people lost their lives in floodwaters after a tropical cyclone crossed through the Whitsunday passage in December 1916.

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Expressions of interest welcomed

Council would like to invite expressions of interest from stall holders of arts and crafts, food and refreshments and entertainers to offer their services.

Register your interest by contacting the Clermont Historical Centre Coordinator, Deb Alvoen on 4983 3311 or

Expressions of Interest close at 5pm on Friday, May 26, 2017.

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