The Port Douglas Court House Museum is presented by the Douglas Shire Historical Society in the original 1879 built former Port Douglas Court House.

The feature display relates to the only woman, Ellen Thomson, to be executed by hanging in Queensland.

This court room is the actual scene of her committal hearing under Police Magistrate Major Michael Fanning in January 1887.

Our contact details:

Tel       07 4098 1284

Web     http://www.douglashistory.org.au/

Email   info@douglashistory.org.au

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