Publications

Books about Logan’s history are available to borrow free of charge from our libraries.

You can also buy local history publications from our libraries or from Logan Art Gallery.

Logan River Tinnie Trail

The Logan River Tinnie Trail tells the story of the history along the Logan River.

It describes the heartache and triumphs of the people who chose to create a life on the riverbanks. It also details the walking trails in our premier riverside park – Riverdale.

The Logan River Tinnie Trail was written by Mary Howells and illustrated by Darren Johnson. The illustrations include a series of sketches and a spectacular colour map.

Logan: Rich in History, Young in Spirit

Logan is a modern-day city with an interesting history. You can follow the history of Logan, in Rich in History, Young in Spirit, written by Robyn Buchanan.

This book takes you on a journey to discover the Logan area – from traditional Aboriginal culture, to the days of early explorers, right through to today. It describes our history of agriculture, sugar, rum, timber and mining.

Ridge to Ridge: Recollections from Woodridge to Park Ridge

Ridge to Ridge by Mary Howells tracks the history of Woodridge, Kingston, Marsden, Crestmead, Browns Plains, Greenbank and Park Ridge.

It’s a great companion to the Logan River Tinnie Trail and provides information from first settlement through to 2006. It provides a personal view of Logan’s history through 150 photographs and interviews with 20 local residents.

More information

For more information about local history, please contact our local heritage specialist on 07 3412 4165 or email localstudies@logan.qld.gov.au

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