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Nambour Museum – Collections

Nambour, qld

Come and see the unique things people collect! The Nambour Museum is showcasing some of its favorite and most unique 'Collections' open to the public including a number of private collections that have been lent for this special display only.

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Heritage Day at Yandina Historic House

Yandina, qld

Heritage Day at Yandina Historic House
Unveiling of the Tea Tree Park Sundial
Newly painted Historic House open, and Museum Shed open - entry gold coin donation, till 1pm,
Launch of Audienne Blyth's latest book, " Bettie Clark's Diary and Early North Arm"

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Restoring and Preserving your Silver Treasures

Wulguru, qld

Come along to the Townsville Catholic Archive with a silver item as Conservator Carmen Ross Thorman leads a workshop on restoring and preserving your precious silver heirlooms.

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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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Golden Mount Festival 2019

Mount Morgan, qld

Join us for the Mount Morgan Golden Mount Festival, an annual tradition, running in it's current form for 42 years! With live bands, markets, amusement rides, buskers, kids' disco, fireworks, rodeo, golf day and more....there is something for everyone, set in a beautiful, historic township.

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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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Henry Sutton The Innovative Man

Logan Central, qld

Henry Sutton is considered one of Australia’s greatest inventors. Meet his biographer, Lorayne Branch, and learn about his contributions to science and technology which are enjoyed by everyone today. Henry Sutton’s story is a fascinating journey into Australia’s innovative past.

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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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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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Killarney Railway History Exhibit

Killarney, qld

Old maps of the area will show the railway lines (now gone). Trove articles will discuss extension of the line from Killarney through to Grafton, NSW. The Via Recta, from Warwick through to Maryvale and Spicers Gap, would have reached Mt Edwards.

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Lunch at the Abbey – 1891 former Sisters of Mercy convent

Warwick, qld

Enjoy a set lunch at the Abbey followed by a guided history tour of downstairs.

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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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The Women of Bankfoot House

Glass House Mountains, qld

The Women of Bankfoot House is a special exhibition curated to celebrate the lives and achievements of the three generations of women who called Bankfoot House home.

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Bankfoot House Open Days- FREE Guided Tours

Glass House Mountains, qld

Bankfoot House was established in 1868 as a stop for Cobb and Co. on the Brisbane to Gympie goldfields route. Experience the stories and view the collection of photographs, documents, furniture, household and personal effects which provide a glimpse into early life on the Sunshine Coast.

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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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Venus Gold Battery Tours

Queenton, qld

Explore the incredible Venus Battery in Charters Towers and be amazed at how gold was processed during the colourful north Queensland goldrush of the 1800s.

The tour includes two short film presentations that explain the process of milling ore and introduce you to some of the ghosts at the Battery.

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