The story of the discovery of the Fitzroy valley hy William and Charles Archer, the centenary of which is being observed this week, was given in a paper read to the Rockhampton and District Historical Society last night. The paper was compiled by Mr Alister Archer ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 1,524 words
In a land without roads of bridges and often not even a blazed line to guide them, the hardship of ...Article : 575 words
The Archers became the first name in the history of Rockhampton and district when on that afternoon in May 1853 two brothers stood looking down at the "astonishing view" of the Fitzroy valley. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 4,260 words
THE Archers' mode of life is A described in letters home in 1848. Charles (to his father): Ours ...Article : 249 words
Considering the wide area covered by their explorations and pioneering enterprises, the Archers appear to have been ...Article : 304 words
The cutter Elida, which Colin Archer sailed up the Fitzroy River four months after his brother arrived was built at ...Article : 109 words
According to J. T. S. Bird ("Early History of Rockhampton") the land taken up by the Archers extended from the ...Article : 57 words
Part of the original Gracemere homestead. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 7 words
In view of the prominence achieved by the Peak Downs country from the agricultural experiment carried out by the Queensland-British Food Corporation, it is of interest to note that the Archers were among ...Article : 280 words
The mere at Gracemere, looking towards the homestead. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 9 words
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