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Pilot Hill

The entrance to the Manning River has long presented problems for navigation and as the river was so important to early trade a Pilot Station was established as early as 1860 on the headland to the north of what is now Harrington. It was manned for nearly a century. Known as Pilot Hill there is no longer any evidence of the Pilot Station other than a monument and a small cemetery. It is understood that those buried here were several employees of the pilot service and members of their families.