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Picture relating to Stanthorpe - titled 'Maryland Street, Stanthorpe, ca. 1937'

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Maryland Street, Stanthorpe, ca. 1937

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1937
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Stanthorpe is the commercial centre of the Granite Belt in Queensland. The region is unique for its wide seasonal variations, occasionally snowing in winter. The name Stanthorpe comes from the Latin word 'stannum', meaning tin, and the English word 'thorp', meaning village. The town grew around a coaching station established in 1857 and boomed in 1872 when tin was discovered near Quart Pot Creek. Fruit growing and winemaking are the two main industries in Stanthorpe today. (Information taken from: UBD Queensland Country Link Street & Travel Directory - 15 ed.). Photograph features the Cairnsmoor Building which housed Permain's. Further down the street is the Country Club Hotel. Cars are parked in the street.

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