Ingham’s Italian Cemetery

June 2018, Ingham, Qld

A few minutes out of Ingham, Qld and hidden amongst sugar cane farms is a beautifully maintained cemetery but not your ordinary Aussie cemetery. This one has mausoleums (not common in Australia), large marble graves and enough Italian tiles to pave a mansion or two. Decorative ceramic flowers and crucifixes share a backdrop of sugar cane, a cattle yard and in the distance the sugar mill. The very reason why these people settled in this area in the first place.

Surprisingly we had parked our car near a grave marked with the same name as our own relatives.

New Ingham Cemetery, Sir Arthur Fadden Drive, Ingham

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Beautiful graves with a backdrop of palms and sugarcane
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Such a peaceful setting
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