Ashgrove Historical Society

Ashgrove Historical Society

Date & time
Sat 2 Nov 2019
10:00am to 12:00pm
Add to Calendar 2019-11-02 10:00 2019-11-02 12:00 Australia/Brisbane Ashgrove Historical Society <em>City in Masks: How Brisbane Fought the Spanish Flu</em>. In 1919, the Spanish flu killed millions of people worldwide and more than 300 in Brisbane. In today’s terms, that would be more 2000 Brisbane residents. It is the city’s worst natural disaster. Matthew Wengert will share his research on the Spanish Flu, its arrival in Australia and local stories he has discovered. All welcome. Ashgrove Library, 87 Amarina Avenue, Ashgrove
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Age

Adults, Young adults, Seniors

Cost

Free

City in Masks: How Brisbane Fought the Spanish Flu. In 1919, the Spanish flu killed millions of people worldwide and more than 300 in Brisbane. In today’s terms, that would be more 2000 Brisbane residents. It is the city’s worst natural disaster. Matthew Wengert will share his research on the Spanish Flu, its arrival in Australia and local stories he has discovered. All welcome.

Bookings

Not required.

Venue

Ashgrove Library, 87 Amarina Avenue, Ashgrove

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