Sinnamons Hill Camp

Stage Number: MBSH.02.06.06

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Rocklea-Yeerongpilly-Moorooka

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Dinmore and Hawtree Streets Moorooka

Latitude & Longitude: -27.53786111,153.01977778

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1891

Image Time Point: 1891

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Main traditional Camp of Moorooka-Rocklea area, associated with the Rocky Water Holes. This was a large and important Camp, its high position during floods making it a refuge point. It seems to have been used into the 1880s. In the 1870s, many Aboriginal people from here worked in bark-stripping.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 140.

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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