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Exploring Moruya's Historic Past As you enter Moruya from the north you will find, over the bridge, at the intersection with Queen St, the Court House (1879).
West along Queen St, to the right, just before the first crossroad, is the Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1889) built of local granite.
Flanagan arrived in NSW in 1827 with capital enough to qualify for a grant but Governor Darling refused to grant land to a man of Flanagan's 'class'.
After journeying to Ulladulla by boat Flanagan travelled overland with Aboriginal guides, building a family home at the site of present-day Mullenderee (2 km north of Moruya).
The late 1870s and 1880s were a period of growth for Moruya, which was proclaimed a town in 1885 and a municipality in 1891.
The Moruya Co-operative Dairy factory was opened in 1892, supplying the Sydney markets.
'Merlyn' was demolished in 1978 as part of the development of the new shire offices but the brick house survived and became the property of the Moruya Historical Society in 1975.
In 1868, John Young, the contractor for the Sydney GPO, leased land from the Louttit family on the south side of the river and opened a quarry, shipping stone to Sydney.
The Erin-go-Bragh Hotel was also shifted from Broulee Island to Campbell St, Moruya by Abraham Emmott who opened it as the 'Beehive' store.