Acacia Ridge Camp

Stage Number: MBSH.02.09.07

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Archerfield-Acacia Ridge

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Off Learoyd and Paradise Roads, Acacia Ridge

Latitude & Longitude: -27.59758333,153.02880556

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1891

Image Time Point: 1891

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Aboriginal Camp close to the former Rose and Crown Hotel (Mawson Road area) and the lagoons of this area. In the 1870s, locals complained about the Camp, and the police drove the occupants away at times, most notably in 1876. In 1875 Aboriginal elder Bill was nursed at the hotel here but died.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 185.

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QSA. QSA Series 1748 Moreton District, County of Stanley Maps – A1 Series. 1 mile to the inch. Queensland Census Districts. 1 mile to the inch. Government Engraving Office, Brisbane. 620650