Windsor State School has an outstanding reputation as a school with a strong sense of community spirit and support. This reputation began in 1865 when local residents of the area lobbied the government for a school for their children. Through their joint efforts of lobbying, donating, and helping, Windsor’s history […]
The Windsor and Districts Historical will re-open, starting from this Sunday and Monday (7-8 June) 1-4pm.
Coronavirus regulations will be in place. Please visit for research and providing or receiving historical information.
We look forward to your visit. Phone 0401 802 980 for any enquiries.
The Windsor Picture Palace (as it was known then) opened around 1920, in Lutwyche Road Windsor, near the corner with Le Geyt Street. A vestibule fronted Lutwyche Road. At the beginning, patrons were able to dance on a separate floor during silent film screenings. Music was played by a local […]
Said to be one of Brisbane’s most architecturally accomplished buildings of its time, Kirkston was built in 1889 by one John Young of Young’s Shop and Residence and designed by GHM Addison who was responsible for Brisbane’s distinctive red brick and white stone churches.
Chances are, if you’ve visited or lived in Brisbane for more than a mere week, you’re most likely familiar to our iconic lookouts with beautiful views of the skyline, including Mt Coot-tha, Kangaroo Point, and South Bank. However, at certain […]