Mary Street fire 1881

The upper Mary Street occurred in 1881.  It consumed 12 businesses on the southern side of the street as well as the back buildings.

After the 1881 fire
Mary Street after the 1881 fire

This talk was given by Dr Elaine Brown at the Heritage Dinner held at Gunabul Homestead, Gympie on 7 October 2011. This event was organised by the Heritage Advisory Committee during the Gympie Gold Rush Festival.
Gympie Times, Saturday, August 20, 1881 p. 2 Inquest into fire
Inquest into fire
Gympie Times, Wednesday, August 17, 1881 p. 3 Great fire in Mary St
Great fire in Mary St
Gympie Times, Wednesday, August 17, 1881 p.2 Fire sales
Fire sales
Gympie Times, Wednesday, August 17, 1881 p.2 Gympie Times Offices
Gympie Times Offices
Gympie Times, Wednesday, August 17, 1881 p.2 Notices of fire
Notices of fire
Gympie Times, Wednesday, August 17, 1881 p.2 Section H Allotment 19
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