The Pioneer Cemetery contains the graves of those buried from 1872 - 1895 and gives insight into the hardships their pioneers faced during the goldfield days.
Its the resting place for a number of interesting local characters including Jupiter Mosman who was one of the party that discovered gold at Charters Towers. Also resting here, Doctor Leonard Redmond who discovered Australian dengue fever; Fredrick Pfeiffer owner of the rich Day Dawn PC Mine and James Knenniff who was the last bushranger in Queensland.... more
Cemetery records are available for viewing at the Charters Towers Visitor Information Centre.... less
Children and school excursions welcome. Must be supervised at all times.
Pick up a Heritage Walking Map from the visitor information centre located on the T intersection of Mosman and Gill Streets. Ask for directions.
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