Grossmann House Annual Lecture : Defending the Hunter Region in WWII

Saturday 20 July 2024
71 - 73 Church Street,
Maitland,
2320

Event Details

Join in for the 2024 Grossmann Lecture featuring Dr. Peter Hobbins, Head of Knowledge at the Australian National Maritime Museum. During the lecutre Dr. Hobbins will delve into the intriguing theme: "Maitland under attack? Defending the Hunter region in World War II" to explore the possibility of Maitland facing wartime threats, the preparedness of the region, and its position within the broader context of national and imperial defense. From naval and aerial attacks to the challenges of toxic gases and warship broadsides, this presentation promises to be enlightening. The event will take place amidst the charming gardens of Brough and Grossmann Houses and will include homemade canapés and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. Your attendance supports the maintenance of the cherished 1870 Victorian townhouses, Brough and Grossman Houses. Dr. Hobbins is a renowned historian and curator who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the lecture, having shared his expertise on various platforms, including television programs and scholarly conferences.

Upcoming Dates

Saturday, 20 July, 2024
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Grossmann House Annual Lecture : Defending the Hunter Region in WWII
Saturday 20 July 2024
71 - 73 Church Street,
Maitland,
2320

Features

Disabled access available, contact operator for details. - Family Friendly - National Trust - Non Smoking