Queenstown Travel Guides - Tagged: History

William Rees, Queenstown’s founding father

It was the toss of a coin that set in motion an incredible set of circumstances for a young Welshman named William Rees. Choosing the right side of the coin toss would see Rees go on to become the most important name in Queenstown’s history. Today, William Rees is considered the founding father of Queenstown his story is intrinsically linked with the story of Queenstown, and what it is today.