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Commissariat Store

Milton, Australia
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Owner description: The Commissariat Store, situated on the the river in Queens Wharf Road, was hand built and completed by convicts in 1829,... more » Owner description: The Commissariat Store, situated on the the river in Queens Wharf Road, was hand built and completed by convicts in 1829, using porphyry stone from the Kangaroo Points cliff. The Store (now a Museum run by the Royal Historical Society of Queensland) and the Windmill on Wickham Tce, are the only buildings remaining from the Moreton Bay Penal Settlement. The Commissariat Store is Queensland's most significant heritage building/landmark, as it represents the beginning of European settlement. The historic building/site in Brisbane's CBD is... Read More
Owner description: The Commissariat Store, situated on the the river in Queens Wharf Road, was hand built and completed by convicts in 1829,... more » Owner description: The Commissariat Store, situated on the the river in Queens Wharf Road, was hand built and completed by convicts in 1829, using porphyry stone from the Kangaroo Points cliff. The Store (now a Museum run by the Royal Historical Society of Queensland) and the Windmill on Wickham Tce, are the only buildings remaining from the Moreton Bay Penal Settlement. The Commissariat Store is Queensland's most significant heritage building/landmark, as it represents the beginning of European settlement. The historic building/site in Brisbane's CBD is also considered the birthplace of Brisbane. « less
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