In the early 1950s, 600 construction workers arrived in the area to build Rocklands Dam.
The Pastoral and Agricultural Show is held each year in March.
Courthouse and Gaol The weatherboard courthouse (1877) is located in Glendinning St.
It is 79 km south-west of Horsham, 54 km north of Coleraine and 328 km north-west of Melbourne.
This area was known as 'Darrangurt' by the local Aborigines.
The town has received a grant to return the crossing site to its original condition and restore its historic aspect, including the wire which people held onto as they made their way across the river.
The Underground House This terradome house is an unusual construction designed to maintain a constant temperature all year round.
An inn was built, along with a fellmongery, store and woolshed.