January 26, 2021

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History

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Enjoy a journey back in time as Pam from Douglas Shire Historical Society takes us on a voyage down the Daintree River.

Learn about the historical use of the River tracing back to the Kuku Yalanji, and its use as a pioneering transport route for cedar, dairy, and mail.
Did you know there was an historical settlement called Whitby at the river mouth?
How did Humbug Reach gets its name?
If you’ve got more stories, memories or old photos to add to this trip down memory lane, please share!