Molonga Estate, Graceville is 101 years old today

Today 101 years ago, on Saturday, 7th February 1920, the Molonga Estate in Graceville was available for sale on the ground.

Molonga Estate Map

1920 Molonga Estate - Graceville Brisbane

Check out our video celebrating this special occasion in Graceville.

The Molonga Estate was advertised in the local papers on the days leading up to the sale. 

Newspaper Advertisement

Nearby Properties included the "Rakeevan" - The Residence and Grounds of Mrs J. T. Bell and the residence of J. G. Brown Esq.

"Rakeevan" - Residence of Mrs J. T. Bell

Photo of "Rakeevan" in 1931

Mr J. G. Brown was the general manager of the Queensland Railways and had recently moved in.  Their son Lieutenant Colonel (Dr) Leonard Brown was a Rhodes scholar and a great footballer in Queensland and Britiain.

Here is an announcement from the Telegraph on Saturday 6 December 1919 on the Ladies Page - Social and Personal

Telegraph - J. G. Brown

The Telegraph - 6 December 1919 - Ladies Page - Social and Personal

The Molonga Estate covers parts of Molonga Terrace and Bank Road, Graceville.

Check out the 1936 Aerial view of the Molonga Terrace and Bank Road Area 

1936 Aerial Photo of Molonga Terrace

1936 Aerial Photo of Graceville

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