Brisbane Beginings #2: Fairfield

'Where do you think you live? Inside History’s Brisbane Beginnings series explores the 19th century origins of the modern suburbs we know today. This book tells the early story of Fairfield, and the transformation of a rich, lagoon-filled scrub into highly productive farmland, and then suburban streets. Discover the people, places and events that shaped this fascinating part of Brisbane.'

Christopher Dawson (2009)
40 pages, with illustrations and full endnotes
Only $6.50 (BRGHS members: $4.50)

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