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IN-PERSON EVENT* Explore the Life of Caroline Newcomb


An Australian Heritage Festival Event

May 1. Newcomb Library, Bellarine Highway.


Please register through the Geelong Regional Library Network.


Celebrate the Australian Heritage Festival and join us and the Newcomb Library to learn about the fascinating life of Caroline Newcomb, the woman the suburb was named to honour in 1956. Caroline was born in London, travelled to Port Phillip as governess to John Batman's children, and along with her partner Ann Drysdale, established the 'Boronggoop' and 'Coriyule' runs on the Bellarine Peninsula.

At Bellarine Historical Society, we have a busy program of events, meetings, open days, visits and guest speakers. This program evolves throughout the year Our 2021-22  Calendar will be posted shortly