What travelers say
The first settlers of the town were re- settled from the Norfolk Island in the year 1808. The land was soon put on cultivation by introduction of hops in the year 1860 a plant which became its important crop.
The town was connected to Hobart by the first road built in the year 1818 and it got its first railway in 1887. New Norfolk was located ... More centrally and is an ideal starting point from where person can explore the adjacent areas. Mount Field National Park has rugged and amazing beauty is only a 30 minute drive from the town.
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