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  2. THE FITZROY VALLEY: CENTENARY OF ARCHERS' DISCOVERY

    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
  3. Tale of a River Crossina

    In a land without roads of bridges and often not even a blazed line to guide them, the hardship of ...

    Article : 575 words
  4. The Archer Family

    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
  5. A PICTURE OF BUSH LIFE

    THE Archers' mode of life is A described in letters home in 1848. Charles (to his father): Ours ...

    Article : 249 words
  6. MODEST WITH PLACE NAMES

    Considering the wide area covered by their explorations and pioneering enterprises, the Archers appear to have been ...

    Article : 304 words
  7. First Outword Carao

    The cutter Elida, which Colin Archer sailed up the Fitzroy River four months after his brother arrived was built at ...

    Article : 109 words
  8. THE GRACEMERE RUN

    According to J. T. S. Bird ("Early History of Rockhampton") the land taken up by the Archers extended from the ...

    Article : 57 words
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    Part of the original Gracemere homestead. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 7 words
  10. Were First To Select Peak Downs Country

    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
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    The mere at Gracemere, looking towards the homestead. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 9 words
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