Mount Coot-tha

Stage Number: MBNH.07.01.01

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Chapel Hill- Mount Coot-tha

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Mt Coot-tha National Park

Latitude & Longitude: -27.46694444,152.93883333

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1865

Image Time Point: 1865

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Aboriginal signalling point, a place for harvesting honey, a place to hunt possum and wallaby, and a place where Aboriginal people gathered orchids, staghorns, ferns etc for trade or sale to Europeans (1850s-1870s).


Mt Coot-tha Library Local History VF; Toowong District History Group Inc.

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Map References

QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 1 chain to the inch. Plan of subdivision of section 30 City of Brisbane. 1 chain to an inch. Surveyor General’s Office, Brisbane.(quarter-size). 634488