St Josephs Home (Neerkol)
Provider: Sisters of Mercy
Year Opened: 1885
Year Closed: Circa 1977 – 78
St Joseph’s Home, Neerkol, [also known as Meteor Park Orphanage, Neerkol Orphanage] was established in 1885 by Bishop John Cani DD, Bishop of Rockhampton in conjunction with the Sisters of Mercy of the Rockhampton Congregation. The home was located on the Capricorn Highway.
Sara Rosetta owns a blog called Neerkol Revisited. Click here to read her Blog on Neerkol and The Photos which she has taken.
CLAN Homes – Orphanages Gallery
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CLAN Museum Gallery
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CLAN library books where this Home is mentioned include:
CLAN has two books in it Library about Neerkol:
My Life by Mary Keel
Nightmare At Neerkol