Books

We have several books for sale related to local history. The “Hervey Bay The First 150 Years” book is a top quality item produced totally by our members. Containing 200 glossy pages it has many photographs related to the previous century in the Bay. It involved a steep learning curve for us, learning to use new software and understanding book layouts etc. It is essential reading for anyone researching local history.

Urangan Pier Hervey Bay Celebrating 100 Years

“The Urangan Pier  Hervey Bay”  $30.00
The book will be launched at The Sporties Club , Urangan, on March 3rd, 2017 at 7.30pm

This is a top quality, 200 page, full colour glossy pages book, produced by Brian Taylor and John Andersen of the Hervey Bay Historical Village. Eighteen months in the compilation, it contains a wealth of photographs and information on the 100 years of the Piers’ existence. Lots of personal recollections have been contributed and previously unpublished photographs are included. Regular Price $30.00     Post and Packing $ 13.80 (Australia wide)

For people present at the launch only, the price will be $25.00.

Click here to pre-order. Please advise if you require the book posted .

Hervey Bay The First 150 Years

“Hervey Bay   The First 150 Years”  $25.00

Top quality, 200 full gloss pages, numerous historic photo’s.

It is available from The Historical Village and selected newsagents.

Torquay Post Office, Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere and  Visitor Information Centre.

Post & Packing  $ 13.80   Australia Wide

Call 07 4128 1677  for further information

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They Came and Stayed

 “They Came….And Stayed”  $22.50

A history of Hervey Bay and Scandinavian settlement on the Fraser Coast by Joan Christiansen.

Call 07 4124 4791

Post & Packing $ 15.00   Australia Wide

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 “The Lamp Still Burns”  $5.00

This booklet is a tribute to your ancestors and mine.

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 “Maryborough and District”  $15.00

Restored, digitised and reprinted from the original 1924 booklet

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 “Hervey Bay”                       $15.00

People and places from the past

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 “150 The Burrum”  $12.00

Pioneers of Howard, Torbanlea, Toogoom and Burrum Heads

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 “Shipbuilding at Walkers Limited”  $30.00

A history of all the ships built at Walkers Ltd. Maryborough, Queensland, Australia

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 “Letters from the Front Line”  $20.00

‘In their own words’  100 Years of Anzac  1915 – 2015

Call 07 4124 4791

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 “Tangible Links”  $20.00

A history of the Fraser Coast in 50 Objects and Places.  (George Seymour)

Call 07 4124 4791

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