Today, 108 years ago, on Saturday, 6 December 1913, the Darra Estate - 2nd Subdivision in Darra was being advertised for sale.
1913 Darra Estate - 2nd Subdivision - Darra, Brisbane
The Darra Estate - 2nd Subdivision was advertised in the local papers on the days leading up to the sale.
The Darra Estate - 2nd Subdivision covers Ashridge Road (map shows as Brisbane Road), Station Avenue, Queensland Road, Shamrock Road, Manburgh Terrace (map shows as Manchester Terrace / Edinburgh Terrace), Killarney Avenue, King Edward Avenue, Cardiff Road, Southern Cross Avenue and Darra Avenue.
Check out the 1936 Aerial view of the Darra Estate - 2nd Subdivision.
1936 Aerial Photo of Darra Estate - 2nd Subdivision
More Darra information available
NEWSPAPER ADVERTISEMENT - DAILY STANDARD - PAGE 8
WEDNESDAY, 26 NOVEMBER 1913
Darra - right at the station - Second Subdivision
300 1/4 Acre Blocks of 40 perches or 2 1/5 town allotments
For 5s. Deposit and Monthly - No Interest
First Subdivision of 124 Acres. Equal to 496 Quarter Acres all Sold!
Live at Darra
Because it is on the Main Southern Railway, which the mail trains to the Southern capital use.
Because 33 trains stop daily to suit all classes.
Because is it only 35 minutes from G.P.O. and best appointed service in Queensland.
Because there is no waiting for proposed railways or tram extensions, but station at your door.
Because It is High elevation, Healthy, No Mosquito swamps.
Because there are already 30 families on the first section, and houses going up daily.
Store and Post Office already open.
Remember and Buy Darra on Saturday, December 6th.
No Auction. Fixed Prices. No Bunkum.
Owners on the Ground 2 to 6 pm.
Free Rail Tickets and Plans
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