Langley Flat Provisional School 1927-1928

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Paddock with tall trees in the centre and cattle around the trees, and a brown sign for Langley Flat Provisional School in front of them

The brown sign for Langley Flat Provisional School 1927-1928 is in a field on Cooks Rd off Burnett Hwy.

Langley Flat Provisional School first opened as Springfield State School in November 1911, closing 10 years later in December 1921. It opened for a short period between July and December in 1922 to support Jimbour State School.

In 1927 the school reopened full-time in 1927, until 1929 when it was reopened as Langley Flat State School at a nearby location on the Burnett Hwy.

I visited the location at Burnett Hwy with a brown sign for Langley Flat School 1929-1946 Brown Sign link. The dates didn’t match with the Queensland government archive details (see the link is below).

I found a pin on Google Maps for Langley Flat Provisional School 1927-1928. The photos for this destination have generously been provided by Eddie Otto, who created the pin on Google Maps.

Having found an alternate location for earlier years of the school, there may be another location for the period 1921-1922.

If this destination is the same as Langley Flat School, there isn’t much to see with the remnants of the school lost in time.

Thank you to Eddie Otto for providing the photos so this brown sign destination can be added.

Another brown sign exists for Anyarro Provisional School 1928-1929 Brown Sign link a few kilometres to the west.

To get there:

Brown sign for Langley Flat Provisional School, 1927-1928From Eidsvold, head north along Burnett Hwy for about 37.6km and turn left into Cooks Rd. Follow Cooks Rd for about 500m to reach the brown sign for Langley Flat Provisional School on the side of the road.

From Mulgildie (south of Monto), head south along Burnett Hwy for about 21.9km and turn right into Cooks Rd. Follow Cooks Rd for about 500m to reach the brown sign for Langley Flat Provisional School on the side of the road.

From Langley Flat School 1929-1946, head north on the Burnett Hwy towards Mulgildie for 150m and turn left into Cooks Rd. Follow Cooks Rd for about 500m to reach the brown sign for Langley Flat Provisional School on the side of the road.

Cost: Free

Hours: Anytime

Toilets: No

Bins: No

Tables: No

Seating: No

Water: No

Food: No

Wheelchair accessible: No, although the location is viewable from the side of the road

Pets: No

BBQ: No

Playground: No

Links:

http://www.archivessearch.qld.gov.au/Search/AgencyDetails.aspx?AgencyId=9100


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