Manly Camp

Stage Number: MBSH.04.02.38

Group: Eastern & Bay

Local Study Area: Wynnum-Wynnum West-Manly-Lota-Manly West

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Manly Hotel site & vicinity, Cambridge Street Manly.

Latitude & Longitude: -27.45452778,153.18480556

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1887

Image Time Point: 1887

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The main Aboriginal Camp of Manly. This was once next to a swamp, and commanded views over the coast. It was also close to the area’s first homesteads, with the residents sometimes working for the homesteads.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 164.

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QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 40 chains to 1 inch. Brisbane area including the Brisbane River and tributaries, Pine River, and creeks showing entrances to Moreton Bay, adjacent islands, land subdivisions with names of owners and lessees, railways, roads. 40 chains to the inch. Brisbane, Survey Office. 634763