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Historical Photos on Display

We have a large number of high quality framed historical photos of notable people and places concerning the Chermside & Districts area. These photos have been displayed at the Chermside, Zillmere & Banyo (pictured) libraries, as well as at the Kedron-Wavell RSL.

Chermside Tram Memorial

Trams Memorial Sign
The Chermside Tram Memorial was unveiled on Friday, June 6th. This was a collaborative effort between Westfield, Brisbane City Council and CDHS. The memorial consists of a sign detailing the history of the tram line that reached Chermside in 1947, along with a piece of the original tram track that was unearthed on Gympie Rd in 2012.
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First World War Talk at Chermside Library


On the 24th of April CDHS archivist Beverley Isdale presented a talk on the people from the Chermside area who were involved in the First World War. Beverley has uncovered a large amount of information concerning Chermside's inhabitants and their military connections. The talk was very well received by a large audience.