Gympie Region - Then & Now

The town of Gympie has an important and colourful history, from being cited as the "Town that saved Queensland from Bankruptcy" to being the home of Andrew Fisher, Labor's second Prime Minister.
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FLOODING OF THE ATLANTIC: The Atlantic Hotel, during a Mary St flood. Mama and Papa’s Pizzeria is now there. The Gympie Times will feature historic pubs of the Gympie region over the coming weeks.

FLOODING OF THE ATLANTIC: The Atlantic Hotel, during a Mary St flood. Mama and Papa’s Pizzeria is now there. The Gympie Times will feature historic pubs of the Gympie region over the coming weeks.

Retorn House from historical gold mines of the 1860s, Monkland, outside Gympie, Queensland...

Retorn House from historical gold mines of the 1860s, Monkland, outside Gympie, Queensland...

File:StateLibQld 1 73647 Flooded Street in Gympie, ca. 1873.jpg

File:StateLibQld 1 73647 Flooded Street in Gympie, ca. 1873.jpg

THE Australian Hotel, fondly known as the Aussie, stands atop Caledonian Hill and is virtually unchanged from Gympie’s pioneering days.

THE Australian Hotel, fondly known as the Aussie, stands atop Caledonian Hill and is virtually unchanged from Gympie’s pioneering days.

Mary Street, Gympie, 1908 / John Oxley Library, State Library Queensland, Neg: 236573 http://hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/38861 | thefashionarchives.org

Mary Street, Gympie, 1908 / John Oxley Library, State Library Queensland, Neg: 236573 http://hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/38861 | thefashionarchives.org

The old Royal Bank of Queensland Building, built in 1892. Was also the headquarters of the famous Gympie Music Muster. Photo taken in late 1800's with horses drawn carriages in the street.

The old Royal Bank of Queensland Building, built in 1892. Was also the headquarters of the famous Gympie Music Muster. Photo taken in late 1800's with horses drawn carriages in the street.

Bunworth & Coy., Ginger Beer, Gympie. Mauri Bros & Thomson, Sydney impressed merchants stamp. All white, dump shape. c1920s

Bunworth & Coy., Ginger Beer, Gympie. Mauri Bros & Thomson, Sydney impressed merchants stamp. All white, dump shape. c1920s

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