Enjoy your history?
Or perhaps you are new in town and you’re interested in gaining an interesting insight about Fraser Coast history.
Created here is a list of some interesting facts you may or may not know about the Fraser Coast Region.
Maryborough was originally named because of the Mary River running through the town.
The Mary River was in turn named after Lady Mary Lennox, wife of Sir Charles Augustus Fitzroy, then Governor of the colony of New South Wales. Both the town and river were named in September 1847, two months before Lady Lennox died in a coach accident in December of 1847.
Did you know?