Patrick Perkins

Patrick Perkins – Forest Lake History Part 6

Jamie Furness March 16, 2023 3 min read

Homestead Park in the north of Forest Lake is the site of the earliest settlement in the suburb, and home to Archerfield House; the property included all of Forest Lake and much more.  It was purchased by the Durack family in June 1882 and mined for coal by the Queensland Land and Coal company, however…

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