Stretch your legs and stroll through the Lawrence Cemetery. Established around 1866, it is the resting place of many early settlers and gold mining pioneers including George and Helen Munro. 

From early on the Lawrence Cemetery was sectioned by religious denominations, in which there was a separate section for the Chinese gold miners. Sam Chew Lain’s Tomb can be found within the cemetery.

Many of those buried at the cemetery have their items on display at the local Tuapeka Goldfields Museum. It provides a wonderful picture of who these gold miners were and how they lived their lives.

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