Cooroy is a heritage town in the heart of the Noosa hinterland, which has retained much of its built environment. Economic change has occurred in the town’s commercial base.
Although some were lost to fires in the 1920’s there are a number of interesting buildings in the main street, including the original public buildings of police, post office and Memorial Hall and the former butter factory used by the Shire’s Arts sector.
Historian, Betty Sutton, and members of the Cooroy-Noosa Genealogical and Historical Research Group will act as guides on the walk. Allow two hours.
Bring some warm clothing in case it gets cold late afternoon. There will be complimentary refreshments at the end of the walk.
Meet at the front of the Cooroy Library at 12.30 for a 1.00 pm start. For information telephone 5442 5570
Sat. 26 July Cooroy Heritage Walk
Historian Betty Sutton - Meet at the Cooroy Library at 12.30pm for 1 pm start. Telephone 5442 5570. Complimentary refreshments at end of walk
Other Heritage Walks
Sun. 27 July Kin Kin Heritage Walk
John News - Meet at the Anglican Church behind the School of Arts Hall at the Main St roundabout. Complimentary refreshments at end of walk
Sat. 19 July Gubbi Gubbi Heritage Walk
Gubbi Gubbi people including Dr Eve Fesl - At river mouth, meet on path on left hand side of road just before the end of The Spit near River Mouth.
Sun. 20 July Tewantin Heritage Walk
George Pearce - Meet at old swimming baths site next to Noosa Harbour Town, Tewantin. Complimentary afternoon tea after walk and photographic display.
Mon. 21 July Hastings Street Heritage Walk
Emma Freeman - Meet in the Lion's car park opposite Halse Lodge. Walk will end at historic Halse Lodge where there will be complimentary refreshments.
Tues. 22 July Mill Point Heritage Walk
Stephen Nichols - Meet at the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service office at Elanda Point.
Wed. 23 July Pomona Heritage Walk
Gary Thompson - Meet at the Noosa Museum at 29 Factory Street, Pomona. There will be historical displays and refreshments provided at the Noosa Museum at end of walk.
Thu. 24 July Eumundi Heritage Walk
Wendy Birrell - Meet inside Discover Eumundi - Heritage & Visitor Centre corner of Memorial Drive and Gridley Street. – refreshments provided at the end
Fri. 25 July Cooran Heritage Walk
Gary Thompson & Phil Moran - Meet at Car Park near Cooran Recreation Club, Bridge St. There will be historical photographic displays by the Noosa Museum and refreshments provided at conclusion of walk
All walks begin at 1.00pm. There is no need to book. Simply turn up.
There is no charge. These are free Noosa Long Weekend Festival events.
For further information contact John Woodlock on email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 5474-0334, 0421 074 491
Meet at the Cooroy Library, Cooroy
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