Marschalls Hut

Accommodation Option on the Heysen Trail

Accommodation
Campsite,
Hut
Guidebook
Southern Guidebook, chapter 5, map 3
Coordinates
Grid ref: 999 169
Longitude: 138.83136
Latitude: -34.168823
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Contact
http://www.heysentrail.asn.au (Friends of the Heysen Trail)
Bookings
No
Fees
None
Facilities
hut, bunks, water, fireplace, table, seating, toilet
History
Marschalls Hut was originally built in the mid 1850s, and the current hut is built with stones from the 5-room homestead ruins. Christian and Elise Marschall and their eight childen arrived in South Australia in October of 1854 having left their home in Babow in present day Germany. Christian's grave is in the adjacent cemetery.

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2 thoughts on “Marschalls Hut

  1. Excellent hut in a beautiful location. Currently being shared with a possum, so there is a little bit of a smell, but nothing too bad. Sheep provided some vocal company through the windy night.

    Bumped into Trailwalkers led by Colin Edwards there on Sunday. Nice to meet you all if you are reading this.

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