The fires of Gympie


The fires of Gympie

Learn how the fires have effected Gympie's built environment.

Topics covered include:

  • The great explosion of 1877
  • Upper Mary Street 1881
  • Eastern side of Mary Street 1891
  • Central Mary Street 1929
  • Cullinanes Emporium 1885
  • Mining Exchange Hotel 1891
  • Northumberland Hotel 1969
  • Tattersall's Hotel 1989
  • Gympie High School 1955.

This talk was given by Dr Elaine Brown at the Heritage Dinner held at Gunabul Homestead, Gympie on 7 October 2011. This event was organised by the Heritage Advisory Committee during the Gympie Gold Rush Festival.

Videographer: Greg Weir

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