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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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.
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!
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.
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.
Discover a surprising interior in this rare 1903 timber and tin Chinese temple.
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.
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.
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.
What was the connection between the two men called William in the early 20th century at the Maryborough Hospital?
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.