Tag Archives: Charters Towers Back

Remarkable images…remarkable stories!

A school operetta performance by St Mary's College students, Charters Towers, ca. 1930.

Every day is an opportunity to discover the remarkable content being digitised and shared through One Search, State Library’s catalogue. While working on a recent project at State Library, which involved heritage leaders, cultural heritage officers and volunteer members of history societies, museums, RSL sub-branch members and libraries – all participating in the Q ANZAC … Read more

5 fabulous Queensland houses no longer with us

Roma Villa, a Brisbane residence ca. 1875. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 63319

Queensland has lost a number of treasured houses over the years due to redevelopment, neglect or natural disaster. Below is a handpicked list of 5 Queensland homes which have sadly not survived. The information about these former residences has been taken from the original descriptions that accompanied the photograph. If you can provide any further details please leave … Read more

Connecting to Collections

Kris Patterson with WWI certificate in frame

On a recent trip to North Queensland, SLQ staff visited the Zara Clark Museum, a National Trust Museum managed under the auspices of the Charters Towers & Dalrymple Historical Society. Readers will find very useful background information about the Museum, its existence, Miss Zara Clark and the buildings with important links to Charters Towers on … Read more