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Timeline for Caboolture

The following list of interesting events which took place in the area covered by the old Caboolture Divisional Board has been compiled by Mrs Esme Sampson, Caboolture Historical Society.

1869 First settlers at Burpengary Creek.
1871 First church at Upper Caboolture. Methodist Church, constructed of slabs with a bark roof.
1872 Brand Registrar. First registered brand was that of Hon. Louis Hope, Kilcoy Station.
1873 First ferry over Caboolture River.
1875 17th of February. Good Templars Hall opened at Mooloolah.
1875 28th of August. Primary school opened at Buderim, near Mooloolah.
1877 16th of March. Camp Flat School opened.
1885 Electric telegraph reached Woodford on 17th of October.
1888 11th of June. North Pine to Caboolture Railway opened.
1890 1st of February. Caboolture to Landsborough Railway opened.
1891 1st of January. Landsborough to Yandina Railway opened.
1893 Steamer "Dicky" ran ashore at Caloundra.
1909 Railway reached Woodford. Opened by Sir William McGregor.
1912 Methodist Church built in Woodford.
1923 Baptist Church built in Woodford.


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