Originally called Saddlers Waterhole, this small pleasant
town of Morven offers a casual rest stop and great fishing on the
Warrego River. The town also was home to the famous Kenniff
The Kenniff brothers of which James and Patrick were the
most well known were famous for their horse stealing and
cattle duffing around this area in the early 1900's. In 1902
the two brothers were also charged with the murder of
Constable George Doyle and a station hand Christian Dahlke.
The bodies were burnt, however the charred remains were
found in the saddle bags of Constable Doyle. A massive
police hunt ensued until finally they were caught near
Mitchell. The two were found guilty of murder and ended up
in the notorious St Helena Island penal settlement.
south of Morven is the Tregole National Park home to the
rare Ooline Tree's.
In addition to our listed online travel guide information,
contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions,
tours, local maps and other information.