Charters Towers Historical Tours

Explore early Charters Towers:

 

A remote mining settlement in North Queensland...

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John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

 

...built on dreams and hard work...

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John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

 

...that grew from simple beginnings...

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John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

 

...into a gold mining mecca of the north.

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John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

 

A town of grand architecture...

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...of significant wealth...

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John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland 

 

...and a thriving and populous community.




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John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland  


 


This was "The World"...

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And though the boom would not last forever...

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John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

 

...the story is still there - waiting to be explored.........


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