Logan’s housing history hunt

Logan’s housing history hunt

A free event to help locals explore the history of their house will be held in Logan this weekend.

The event, Exploring House Histories, will feature a series of illustrated talks by an architectural historian, staff from the State Library of Queensland and the Logan’s local heritage specialist.

It will aim to teach local residents how they can discover the history of their own house, and explore the city’s historical housing – which includes the state’s only surviving fachwerk building (common prior to 1880).

Illustrated talks include:

  • Marianne Taylor, Architectural Historian, Willowbrook- a house history case study, 10:30am-11:30am
  • Hilda Maclean, Local Heritage Specialist, Fachwerk– Logan’s German built heritage, 11:30am- 12:00pm
  • Christina Ealing-Godbold, State Library of Queensland, House Histories- exploring architectural styles12:30pm-1:30pm
  • Hilda Maclean, Local Heritage Specialist, Mayes Cottage House Museum 1:30pm- 2:00pm

Exploring House Histories will run from 10.30am to 2pm on Saturday 18 May at the Living Museum of Logan in the Kingston Butter Factory Cultural Precinct.

Bookings are not required.


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