Monthly Archive: March, 2017

Floods in Gympie – 1955

Floods in Gympie – 1955 We can’t go past March without showcasing at least one flood in Gympie’s history. This one was in 1955. Information from the BOM we site states “Heavy flooding… Continue reading

Amamoor Experimental Farm

Amamoor Experimental Farm In the early 1900s an “experimental” farm was established at Amamoor. The farm included the new crops of bananas and pineapples. We found these articles on Trove: http://trove.nla.gov.au/ #g150 #gympie150… Continue reading

Goomeri Show

Goomeri Show We found some interesting articles about the Goomeri Show on Trove. The articles relate to date times, moving the showgrounds and inclement weather.0     It is amazing the little bits… Continue reading

Unveiling of the Nash Memorial

Unveiling of the Nash Memorial The ceremony of the unveiling of the Nash Memorial was held on Saturday 6 March 1915 outside the Town Hall. It was also a functional water drinking fountain.… Continue reading

Edward Bytheway

Today we celebrate one of the founding fathers of Gympie – Edward Bytheway. Edward Bytheway was a business man, a mine owner and a community pioneer. He was instrumental in establishing the Nash… Continue reading