These are some of the many stories you may hear on a guided tour of J Ward.
Buried in 1994, the J Ward time capsule was opened at 2:30pm on Sunday 21 April 2019.
Jacqui Sanders explores the lives of the women who were imprisoned in Old Ararat Gaol and the J Ward Asylum during the nineteenth century.
J Ward started its life as a goldfields prison in 1859.
George Fiddimont was the last Governor of the gaol.