Tag Archive: Location: Mary Street

Brief history of the Memorial laneway and Memorial Park

The land fronting Reef Street, River Road, and Young Street – now Memorial Park was once the location of the Union and Ferguson Sawmill. The Memorial Laneway situated off Mary Street was originally… Continue reading

Restaurants in Mary Street

Gympie now boasts many restaurants guaranteed to supply a fine dining experience. Many years ago Tobin’s Cafe in Mary Street was hailed as the place to go for morning or afternoon tea or… Continue reading

Remember when …

Remember when you turned 17 that the most important thing to do was to go to the Police Station to get your Learner’s Permit. Remember how it wasn’t much later (I think 14… Continue reading

Memories from the early days

I was born in Gympie in 1929 and have lived my whole life in Gympie and surrounds. In our very early years our family lived in the very quiet area of Widgee. Many… Continue reading