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The name Boggabri is an aboriginal word meaning Place of Many Creeks
There are many things to see in Boggbari, in particular the cotton season provides a rnage of interests for those wishing to see the cotton process.
Many of the buildings throughout the town are fine examples of the architecture of the end of the 19th century and provide interesting viewing for those interested in this period.
The legend behind its name is that an aboriginal girl of the Kamilaroi Tribe was endeavouring to escape from an unwelcome suitor. In the process, she is said to have climbed the rock and fallen to her death from the top.
For many years a coach stop rested at the foot of the cliff face. Known as D. W. Grover's Rock Inn it served as a horse changing station as well as an inn. The vault containing the remains of members of the Grover family and a grave for servant girl Mary Ann Mein are all that remain as a reminder of the old inn.
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