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SEMINAR: Archaeology Seminar Series

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Today's date is Wednesday, December 02, 2020
Archaeology Seminar Series : MAAWA's Port Gregory investigation Other events...
MAAWA has been investigating Port Gregory for many years in association with the WA Maritime Museum. The rationale for the port is embedded in the story of the 1847 discovery of galena by the Gregory brothers in their survey of the West Australian northern regions. The extensive infrastructure that developed from this discovery included Port Gregory, a convict establishment at Lynton, steam power, roadworks, the first government railway, a smelter at Warribano, tramways, Indigenous engagement and all signalled the state's first mining boom. This presentation possessed significant land history for a MAAWA investigation.
Speaker(s) Don Newman Maritime Archaeological Association of WA
Location Social Sciences, Lecture Room 1 (G28)
Contact Karen Eichorn <[email protected]>
Start Thu, 15 Oct 2015 16:00
End Thu, 15 Oct 2015 17:00
Submitted by Karen Eichorn <[email protected]>
Last Updated Wed, 14 Oct 2015 16:03
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