Historic locations

There are numerous historic locations around our region, perfect for exploring and as using as a backdrop for a quality photograph. Learn about why and when these buildings were built and their use in the past.

children sitting on train
We have published a series of historic walk brochures to assist visitors wanting to explore the city's heritage. The collection includes walks through Queens Park & Surrounds, East Creek Park & Paddington Estate, Mort Estate, Caledonian Estate, Newtown, Russell Street; and Cultural and Legal Precincts. These brochures explain the history of the area and include  many of the prominent buildings scattered throughout the city. Brochures are available at customer ser ...
City Hall at night
Our region has a fascinating past, and locations of historical importance can still be visited in our country areas and our city. + - Pilton memorial hall Click to collapse Pilton Hall, erected in 1920 was the first Soldiers’ Memorial Hall in Australia. + - Bottle tree, Clifton Click to collapse In 1918 a number of bottle trees were planted by EP Wells, the National Bank Manager, and his wife to honour the bank staff and l ...
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