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Sun, 09 June


Bowen Hills

June Lecture: To know their name!

Join Katie McConnel at Miegunyah as she shares stories about a few of Brisbane's extraordinary women.

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June Lecture: To know their name!
June Lecture: To know their name!

Time & Location

09 June 2024, 1:40 pm – 4:00 pm

Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia

About the event

This talk will share the stories of just a few of Brisbane’s extraordinary women, and one small surprise, for in the telling we restore their names to our present and reconnect them to familiar Brisbane sites, suburbs and much traversed streets.

Join Dr Katie McConnel as she tells their stories at Miegunyah.

Date: 9 June 2024

Time: 1.40 pm for 2 pm start

Cost: $10 members and $15 non-members (includes afternoon tea)

About the speaker

Dr Katie MConnel

Katie is the curator at Old Government House and also a QWHA member. Katie is a passionate advocate for the history, and heritage sectors and endeavours to make history engaging for the community. Through her research, exhibitions, tours and public talks, Katie aims to make Queensland history, the history of Old Government House, and the remarkable lives of the 19th century residents accessible and captivating for visitors of all ages.

Photo credit: State Library of Queensland

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