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National Archaeology Week at Toowong Cemetery

  • Toowong Cemetery Richer Street Toowong, Qld 4066 Australia (map)

Toowong Cemetery in partnership with The University of Queensland and Friends of Toowong Cemetery run yearly excavations as part of National Archaeology Week, from 23-25 May. These excavations are designed to recover buried headstones from the North Brisbane Burial Grounds (1843-1875), which is now home to Suncorp Stadium.

On Thursday and Friday 23-24 May, the team will run workshops for pre-arranged school groups.  On Saturday 25 May, families and all residents are encouraged to attend from 8am to be a part of the dig and perhaps make a fascinating discovery.

Remember to bring along your picnic rugs, blankets and camper chairs.

When:  Saturday 25 May 2018, 9am to 2.30pm

Where: Toowong Cemetery, enter via the Richer Street entrance and follow the signs inside to find the excavation site on 8th Avenue Portion 15.

Earlier Event: May 24
Meet the Archaeologists Night
Later Event: May 25
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