Poincianna Park Camp

Stage Number: MBSH.02.05.25

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Moorooka-Tarragindi (formerly pilot)

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Poincianna Park vicinity, junction of Beaudesert and Ipswich Roads, Moorooka

Latitude & Longitude: -27.52502778,153.02341667

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1891

Image Time Point: 1891

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A regular Aboriginal Camp near William Fraser’s homestead at Moorooka, used with the Bora Ground east from here, up until the 1870s and later.


Ray Kerkhove, ‘Enduring Prescence,’ in Stephen Sheaffe, Stories of Stephens: A History of Annerley and the Surrounding Suburbs Annerley: Annerley-Stephens Historical Society, 2017, pp.14-15.

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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