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Badger’s house ‘Arlington’; now known as ‘Endrim’

Badger’s house ‘Arlington’; now known as ‘Endrim’ Address: 28 Woodstock Road, Toowong ‘Arlington’ was built in 1905 for American Joseph Stillman Badger. Badger named the house ‘Arlington’ in honour of the United States National Cemetery. He became known as ‘Boss … Continue reading

Brisbane General Cemetery (aka Toowong Cemetery)

The Brisbane General Cemetery’s picturesque setting maintains the visual allusion of the Victorian concept of a mortuary park on the outskirts of the city. After a sizable portion of land was set aside for cemetery purposes at Toowong in 1861, … Continue reading

Raymond Dart: Toowong-born world renowned palaeontologist

Researched and written by Peter McNally Raymond Dart (1893- 1988) was an anthropologist and palaeontologist who realized that a fossilized skull he was examining in 1924 was the earliest example of primordial bipedal man ever found to date, thus proving … Continue reading

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We’re Building a Better TDHS Experience

Hi TDHS members, It’s webmaster Genean here. Currently I am working in conjunction with a great team to develop a better web experience for you all. Please bear with us whilst we make some changes and upload great new information for our wonderful society.

I found this great image of our first footsteps west… “Milton is where the shire begins”

 

The 11 December 2015 Re-Opening of Jack Cook Park

It was rather dark for 6 o’clock on a summers evening. Clouds circled above with the promise of rain which did not eventuate. The BrizWest Community Ensemble (about 15 in all) had unpacked their brass & percussion to strike out … Continue reading