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Our Forgotten Anzacs

Warwick, qld

Author Deborah Wheeler, is opening up her beautiful historic home, now Grafton Rose B&B. She will talk about her books on forgotten WWI soldiers who were sent to the Kyoomba Sanatorium. Deborah will also talk about her first children's book "My Pop was a Kangaroo ANZAC.

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Reconciliation Rocks

Cooktown, qld

A significant event in Australian history—the first sustained contact between Indigenous Australians and British Explorers. The area also witnessed the first sharing of languages, the first notating of Indigenous words, the first sighting of the kangaroo, the first conflict and the first steps to reconciliation.

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Brennan and Geraghty’s Store Museum Connecting People with the Past

Maryborough, qld

Discover shelf after shelf of products used in an era when the latest technology was a wireless radio, when milk was still delivered by hand in a glass bottle that was washed and returned for reuse and decades of records were handwritten into huge volumes!

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Antiques and Artefacts @ Miles

Miles, qld

Savour the atmosphere of an authentic ‘turn of the century’ village. Enjoy a fascinating journey through history whilst wandering through Miles Historical Village Museum. Discover an amazing array of unique collections showcasing the district’s rich historical heritage - 30 buildings and displays.

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Hinchinbrook Photographic Display – Connecting People, Places and the Past

Ingham, qld

Connect with the past at the Hinchinbrook Shire Library through a photographic history of events, places and people. Stroll along the 'Hinchinbrook Way Walk', an ever changing landscape of information and beauty, and immerse yourself in the 'mini Museum', a wealth of local military history.

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Southern Downs Heritage Festival Cemetery Tours

Warwick, qld

Bring Warwick's history back to life with a fascinating and eye-opening guided tour of the Warwick Cemetery. Explore our buried past on this historic walking tour, where each headstone had a story to tell.

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Timber and Tin – Chinese Temple

Atherton, qld

Discover a surprising interior in this rare 1903 timber and tin Chinese temple.

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Gympie Terrace Stories

Noosaville, qld

Gympie Terrace Stories

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Through the ages from General Store to Micro Brewery Tourism Destination

Mount Alford, qld

Travel back in time to a 135 year old general store which brews, bottles and labels beer the old fashion way. Experience how your ancestors shopped and interacted with the business owners and listen to tales told of the shop's heritage and also the local area history.

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Southern Downs Heritage Week 2019

Warwick, qld

Join us for ten days of food, dance, music and talks on history, as well as guided walking tours and tours of buildings. There will be something different each day, including exhibitions and artefact displays.

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History narratives of the Redlands

Cleveland, qld

Learn more about the history of the Redlands.

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History Behind the Horseshoe

Cleveland, qld

History Behind the Horseshoe is part of a Trio of talks in the month of May celebrating 2019 Australian Heritage Festival
Presented by Peter Ludlow

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35th Birthday Display

Gladstone, qld

A static display at the Gladstone City Library will be placed in a display cupboard and will show highlights of our Genealogical Society Gladstone District's history over the past 35 years of operation. The display will incorporate photographs, documents and books.

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What was the connection between the two men called William in the early 20th century at the Maryborough Hospital?

Maryborough, qld

Many people have made an impact on Maryborough's public hospitals. Two of these were Dr William Gilbee Brown and Mr William Halliwell Demaine, both of who made positive impacts on the Maryborough Hospital from around 1918 to 1939.
What was their connection? Join us to find out.

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Visit this 1891 Sisters of Mercy former Convent

Warwick, qld

Take the opportunity to visit this grand Lady, an 1891 former convent in the country Town of Warwick.

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Connecting people, places and the past.

Maryborough, qld

A gallery exhibition Connecting People, Places and the Past will display a variety of local stories.

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