RvTrips - Home - Helping caravan, camper and motorhome owners explore Australia
RV newsletter
Jack Howe Gallery - Blackall
Jack Howe Gallery - BlackallRvTrips explores Jack Howe Gallery - Blackall
RvTrips explores Jack Howe Gallery - Blackall
Jack Howe Gallery - Blackall
Australia QLD 4472
Photos from QLD (each linked to a location)
Cape Gloucester Beach Resort
Dingo Beach
Flinders Hwy, Qld
Island Stack Walk - Lawn Hill
Theresa Creek Dam
Gregory Developmental Road
Sunset Tour - Adels Grove

Jack Howe Gallery - Blackall

Description

John Robert "Jackie" Howe (26 July 1861 (?) – 21 July 1920) was a legendary Australian sheep shearer at the end of the 19th century. He shot to fame in pre-Federation Australia in 1892 when he broke the daily and weekly shearing records across the colonies.
© Wikipedia

Promote your organisation
Would you like to enter your own description & more? It's free, click HERE.  

Contact details
53 Shamrock Street
Blackall QLD 4472
P: 07 4657 4344

Reviewed by RvTrips
title

RvTrips' review

04 Feb 2017

The Universal Garden Centre and Gallery houses is easy to find in the main street  of Blackall - just look for the a statue of the famous shearer, Jackie Howe sitting at the entrance.  There is a small fee to enter the Jackie Howe museum to find out about this amazing man who set a blade sharing record in 1892 which has never been beaten.  He also set the machine shearing record which was not broken for 58 years. I love to read the history of these amazing men of the outback - Jack Howe was a publican, car dealer, grazier, father and a notable public figure.  All this and he died at the age of 59.

The Universal Garden Centre and Gallery also has:

  • tourist information
  • displays on the history of Blackall
  • souvenirs
  • gifts
  • plants and garden products

This is a great place to visit when you want to find out about the local area.

3.0
title

Photos of Jack Howe Gallery - Blackall

Jack Howe Gallery, Blackall - reviewed by RvTrips z:3 POI
Blackall Weather
Sunny
Range 13°C - 28°C
Currently 25.2°C
title

Public comments

Enter a comment  have you been to Jack Howe Gallery?
Join us and add your comments and tips.
Places of interest (POIs)

Find nearby places of interest

Enter a new location
or click anywhere on the map
Displaying 15 POIs within 5ks of Jack Howe Gallery location  

Categories

 
Town 
Places to stay
Caravan Park 
Free Camp 
Eat & drink
Pub/Tavern/Club 
Bakery 
Services
Visitor information 
Service station 
Rest Area with toilet 
Dump point 
Things to see
Tourist attraction 

Nearby places of interest

Eat & drink
Pub/Tavern/Clubs
Bakeries
Things to see
Tourist attraction
Jack Howe Gallery

Contact

53 Shamrock Street
Blackall QLD 4472
P: 07 4657 4344
Read more ...
Read more ...
Read more ...
Follow RvTrips on Facebook Follow RvTrips on Twitter Follow RvTrips on Instagram

Corporate Sponsors & Industry Partners

Regional Tourism Australia
AMCTG - Australian Manufactured Camper Trailer Guild
CMCA - Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia
ACC - Australian Caravan Club
RvTrips v3.60 - Last updated: 11-09-2018 - Website by: Modern Web  
© 2014 -
2018 Modern Web Pty Ltd, All rights reserved - PO Box 323 Forster NSW 2428
Explore Jack Howe Gallery - Blackall with RvTrips and find out where to stay, what to do and what to see. Helping caravan, motorhome and camper owners have a great holiday.
RvTrips v3.60 Updated: 11-09-2018
© 2014 - 2018 Modern Web Pty Ltd,
All rights reserved.
PO Box 323 Forster NSW 2428