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Thompson Point    
Thompson Point on the Fitzroy River has an interesting history as a boatbuilding site, American army camp during WW2, a stock-loading facility, and now a favoured fishing spot.
Old Wharf Thompson Point Relic of boat bullding Stock yard at Thompron Point Thompson Point Fishinfg
       
Historic Markers    

Historic Markers The Capricorn Coast Historical Society and Livingstone Shire Council have placed informative signs marking places of interest throughout the shire, including Wreck Point, Bell Park, Cawarral gold mining township, King O’Malley’s Cave, the Ross Family graves at Taranganba, The Causeway, Joskeleigh School, Anzac Parade, and the Yeppoon Sugar Company.

Click for enlargement   Unveiling the first historic marker at Wreck Point in August 2006. Paul Hoolihan MLA handed over a cheque on behalf of the Queensland Government to Livingstone Shire Mayor, Bill Ludwig, Kevin Quinn from LSC and Capricorn Coast Historical Society President, Mrs Toby Clinch. Toby had been a driving force in researching and advancing the project

  
 World War 2    
Many thousands of American troops were camped in Livingstone Shire during 1942-1943, at The Caves, Nerimbera, along Yeppoon Road, and Artillery Road. Some relics of the time remain.
Gate Post at Camp Cobbera St Chritophers Chapel St Chritophers Chapel
Gatepost, Camp Cobbera St Christophers Chapel at Nerimbera built by U.S.servicemen
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