Calam Homestead

Calam Homestead

Stage Number: MBSH.02.12.02

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Algester-Calamvale-Parkinson

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 678 Compton Road, Calamvale

Latitude & Longitude: -27.61197222,153.05191667

Time Link: 1905

Map Link: TBA

Image Time Point: TBA

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This was part of 98 hectares that were owned by James and Elizabeth Calam in the 1900s. They were the earliest European settlers in the locality, which was later named after them. The site of their homestead was later occupied by the current Calamvale Hotel.


Beryl Roberts, ‘Naming Brisbane’, Brisbane, B. Roberts, 2013, p.22.

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Golden Pond wetlands, Calamvale, 2007. Public domain.

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