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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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!
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.
Join members of Brisbane City Council’s City Architecture and Heritage team on four guided heritage walks around some of the City’s most popular heritage trails.
Discover the heritage charms of a bygone era as you wander through this nineteenth-century residential farmhouse, at your leisure, or join a conducted tour of rooms that embody the comfortable rural lifestyle of previous owners.
Enjoy a guided walking tour of Bowen Hills - see the buildings and hear the stories.
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.
Discover the history of not just this amazing 1891 ex-convent, but also the town of Warwick.
Enjoy a lovely drive in the country to a heritage place just two hours from Brisbane.
Guided Tours of sandstone St. Mark's (1868) featuring architecture, Pipe Organ, Chime of Bells and William Bustard stained glass windows. Limited chance to 'play the bells'. Rare opportunity to tour the Rectory, plus a Friday evening Twilight event with a string quartet, food included and cash bar.
Visitors will walk a section of the track, looking at the engineering involved in the track's construction and the evidence left by the builders. The walk is through regrowth forest and bush-land featuring local flora affording plenty of photo opportunities.
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.
Come and experience our 2019 Lecture at Historic Ormiston House! Enjoy a Devonshire Tea on the verandah, hear our Historian Jessica Stroja uncover the history and memories of the Redlands, connect with Ormiston House and relax against the backdrop of this beautiful property and sparkling Moreton Bay!
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.
In April 1919, the first victim of the Spanish Flu to die in Queensland died at Lytton Quarantine Station. One hundred years on we commemorate the men, women and children who were brought together at Lytton by a global pandemic disease that threatened the whole of Queensland.