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Strathairlie Square Area of MacGregor

by thatwebsiteisme | June 25, 2015 | News Link to article On 7 June 1871, Alfred Hughes bought a 48 acre allotment from Maria Kessels1. He continued to buy the adjoining lots until he owned about 150 acres2. This property gave Alfred Hughes space to breed, spell and train his horses that were used in his livery stables in Brisbane. His property also Read More 474997-4fbcab96-af2c-11e3-a1a5-3e2788585eed

The Coopers Plains History Group is uncovering Brisbane’s past with the click of a mouse

by thatwebsiteisme | March 23, 2014 | News Original Article A NEW website is helping to uncover Brisbane’s forgotten past. Mapping Brisbane History uses Google Earth to layer maps from the 19th and 20th centuries with historical facts to create a complete picture of different areas in Brisbane. Assistant project manager Beryl Roberts said the website was for anyone in the community who Read More Griffith University Volunteer Day

Griffith University Volunteer Day 2015

by thatwebsiteisme | August 4, 2015 | News Griffith University Goldcoast Volunteer Day was a success with many showing interest and discussing various areas of history! Thank you, all who chatted with us! Topics included the Mapping Brisbane History Project researched by the Brisbane Southside History Network. There was also interest in History & Philosophy in Queensland conducted by Dr Neville Buch. Read More