The Heritage highway is best known for its history from convicts to farmers, bushrangers, villains, writers and painters. The Heritage Highway links the capital of Hobart to the northern city of Launceston. The landscape was first cleared by Aborigines for hunting and quickly settled by European farmers. You will see the influence of the new settlers left behind from Georgian villages, where you can stop and absorb the history to 19th Century sandstone road markers. Cross the Ross Bridge see the ghoulish faces and view gracious colonial homesteads.