CANCELLED – William Stitt Jenkins 1812-1878 ‘a man of worth and sterling mind’Presented by Geelong and Region Branch of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)

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CANCELLED – William Stitt Jenkins 1812-1878 ‘a man of worth and sterling mind’

DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
A coach tour celebrating the life of William Stitt Jenkins (1812-1878), a prolific rhymester, poet and prominent figure in Geelong Includes morning tea, light lunch and comprehensive notes. Parking is available at Barwon Grange for departure.

William Stitt Jenkins 1812-1878, a prolific rhymester, poet and prominent figure in Geelong.  A coach tour visiting significant sites which tell the story and celebrate the life of this unusual character. He was  ‘a man of worth and sterling mind’ who had a voice and expressed his views in verse on many civic affairs, including public parks and gardens, the plight of the underprivileged, the opening of the Geelong to Melbourne Railway and the National Anthem.

Depart Barwon Grange, parking available. Includes morning tea, light lunch and comprehensive notes.

Date and time: Thursday 4th May, 10am to 2.30pm.

Cost: $25

Bookings: phone 9656 9889 or bookings@nattrust.com.au

Event date

Event Details

Address:
various places, Geelong, Victoria

Event starts and concludes at Barwon Grange National Trust house, Fernleigh Street Newtown

Times:

10am to 2.30pm

Entry fees:
Adults $25
Booking:
DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Attendance limit:
Less than 50
Onsite facilities:

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