The Toowong and District Historical Society encompasses the area which comprised the original Toowong Shire Council, namely, Toowong, Milton, Auchenflower and parts of Mt Coot-tha. If you have anything to share about these areas (e.g. photos, stories, family histories), we would love to hear from you.
The Toowong and District Historical Society Inc. meets monthly on the fourth Friday of the month from January to November.
Monthly meetings feature a guest speaker on topics of historical interest and have included family histories, guest speakers from various historical institutions, book talks by published historians, biographies, the history of other areas, local community organisations, schools and churches, and a wide variety of other topics.
A Members’ Meet and Greet is held three times a year. Members and guests are invited to provide short presentations upon a chosen theme including aspects of their personal family history, local area reminiscences, or other aspects of historical interest.
The guest speaker is Andrew Darbyshire, who will speak about the latest combined works of 9 different history groups across the West and South West to meld a comprehensive view of the scope and settlement of Brisbane’s Western Suburb.
The Book is entitled “Brisbane Spreads West – A Local History 1840 = 1901”. For further information or enquiries on this subject please refer to the speakers authorised website – https:://brisbanehistorywest.wordpress.com
Everyone is welcome.
Please stay and enjoy the morning tea which will follow this presentation.
Where: Toowong Library, top floor, Toowong Village
When: Friday, 26th May 2017 from 9.30am-12 noon
For inquiries and RSVP, please contact the TDHS secretary:
T: 040 1180 092
Please note that from February, Toowong Village management introduced two hour free parking. If you plan to attend our meeting you may like to consider other transport options.