Once a prosperous sheep station, Pikedale Station was established in 1843 by a Captain Pike. It had many owners until 1919 when it was purchased by James Rogerson in whose family it remained until 1957. […]
Port Adelaide is the first area in South Australia to be declared an historic precinct. It is home to the state’s most substantial and continuous group of colonial buildings. There are some wonderful picture opportunities. […]
History Road Chasing the Past By Peter S Book Preview The new book was published this month it can be reviewed using the link above.
Federation architecture refers to the architectural style of Australian homes built around the decades before and after 1900 AD. These houses reflect the Art Nouveau movement at the time of Federation of the Australian States […]
The village of Carcoar was founded circa 1836 and remains almost completely intact, untouched by the twentieth century. The more you wander around the byways and backroads of Regional Australia the more you appreciate the […]
North Terrace is Adelaide’s cultural boulevard and is one mile long. It is the home of many excellent examples of early Australian and South Australian architecture, as well as Adelaide’s oldest church, which was built […]
A very good article from the BCC with diagrams to show you clearly the period of those old houses in your photographs… Brisbane character houses represent a wide variety of styles spanning more than a […]
History of Warwick: Patrick Leslie and his two brothers originally settled in the area as squatters, naming their run Canning Downs. In 1847 the NSW government asked Leslie to select a site on his station […]