The Annual CJ La Trobe / Royal Historical Society of Victoria Lecture
Speaker: Bev Roberts
When: Tuesday 13 April
Place: Royal Historical Society of Victoria, 239 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne
Time: 6.00 pm refreshments - 6.45 Lecture
Bookings essential: 9326 9288
Bev Roberts discusses the lives of two remarkable pioneers - Anne Drysdale and Caroline Newcombe - in the context of what might be called the 'black apron' view of history. These independent single women worked on Anne's successful squatting run and played active parts in the early life of the Geelong region.
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