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General Meeting 17th Feb – Guest Speaker Peter Collins

2019-02-22T15:12:02+10:00

17th Feb 2019 Guest Speaker:  Peter Collins - former Honorary Secretary and Online Curator for the Canon Garland Memorial Society Who was Canon Garland? David John Garland (1864–1939) was an Anglican clergyman and a military [...]

General Meeting 17th Feb – Guest Speaker Peter Collins2019-02-22T15:12:02+10:00

All that remains of Windsor council is a tuff old building

2019-07-28T13:32:56+10:00

Brisbane Times | 26th January 2018 It's funny how you can pass something a thousand times and never really see it. Such is the case of the old Windsor Council Chambers on busy Lutwyche Road, [...]

All that remains of Windsor council is a tuff old building2019-07-28T13:32:56+10:00

Brisbane Open House – Rosemount House, Windsor

2018-10-15T06:28:34+10:00

14th October 2018 Brisbane Open House is a free event, providing residents and visitors with the rare opportunity to discover the hidden wealth of architecture, engineering and history in buildings and places around Brisbane city. [...]

Brisbane Open House – Rosemount House, Windsor2018-10-15T06:28:34+10:00

Next General Meeting – meet former Brisbane Lord Mayor Sallyanne Atkinson AO

2018-09-26T05:43:15+10:00

19th August 2018 Meet former Brisbane Lord Mayor Sallyanne Atkinson AO at the Society's August General Meeting. Sallyanne was the first and, to date, only female mayor of Brisbane and released a book in 2016 [...]

Next General Meeting – meet former Brisbane Lord Mayor Sallyanne Atkinson AO2018-09-26T05:43:15+10:00

Brisbane trams: Why we no longer take them to work, and where to go for a ride today

2019-07-28T13:33:35+10:00

Trams are an iconic part of Melbourne, just as they used to be in Sydney. But you may not know they once played an important role in Brisbane's public transport system. At a time when [...]

Brisbane trams: Why we no longer take them to work, and where to go for a ride today2019-07-28T13:33:35+10:00

Brisbane Tuff

2018-01-03T08:14:45+10:00

Brisbane Tuff indeed is a wonder rock and has been quarried since first settlement of Brisbane. The first quarry was the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and from there stone for many buildings and churches was sourced. [...]

Brisbane Tuff2018-01-03T08:14:45+10:00

Remount Depot

2018-01-01T10:08:15+10:00

Horses for the Army. Work at Wilston. Source: The Telegraph: 15 September 1914 One of the busiest centres of military preparations in the metropolitan area is the remount depot at Wilston, where all the horses,bought [...]

Remount Depot2018-01-01T10:08:15+10:00

Windsor’s heritage-listed homes and places

2017-12-30T12:18:33+10:00

The Brisbane City Council maintains a Heritage Database which allows searches for places, heritage buildings and places of significance. Physical details, historical information, builder, architectural period and style plus photographs are all available through the [...]

Windsor’s heritage-listed homes and places2017-12-30T12:18:33+10:00
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