Purga, Queensland

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Purga is a rural community on the outskirts of the Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.[1]

History[edit]

The area was named after the parish which was derived from the Aboriginal word pur-pur meaning a meeting place. A railway station was opened in 1882.[1]

Heritage listings[edit]

Purga has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Purga". Place name details. Queensland Government. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Purga United Church (entry 16377)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  3. ^ "Purga Aboriginal Cemetery (entry 19555)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  4. ^ "Deebing Creek Mission (former) (entry 17056)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 

Coordinates: 27°39′37″S 152°42′59″E / 27.6603°S 152.7163°E / -27.6603; 152.7163