Darling Downs Centenary Souvenir 1840-1940


Cat No.:   AU4017:

No of pages in original: 179pp

Year published: (1940)

This centenary history is a wonderful record of life as it was in the Darling Downs from 1840 to 1940. Encompassing both Toowoomba and Warwick in this history, there are details of the Aborigines, early settlement, pioneers, schools, sports, churches, industries. Information is also recorded on the geology of the region, animals, flora and fauna, pastoralists, bushranging, German immigration as well as expanded sections on the various early families.

There are many photographs throughout the book, as are advertisements for local businesses of the time. This is a valuable record for those who are interested in the area, or who have connections to this part of Queensland.

No. of CDs is:  1 ;   Format is:  PDF ;   Searchable?:  YES;

FastFind:  Yes;  ISBN No.:   9781921416545;