The Duyfken: A tale of exploration, wars, and spices
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The Duyfken: A tale of exploration, wars, and spices

Date & time
Sun 13 Oct 2019
11:00am to 12:00pm
Add to Calendar 2019-10-13 11:00 2019-10-13 12:00 Australia/Brisbane The Duyfken: A tale of exploration, wars, and spices The original Duyfken was the first European ship to land on Australian shores. In 1606 the ship anchored near Weipa in north Queensland. Seeking 'Nova Guinea', or new gold, the ship had inadvertently landed on a barren strip of coastland hundreds of kilometres south of the Spice Islands in present day Indonesia.  Join Roy Stall as he tells of the Duyfken's voyages and the replica which was built in Freemantle. Brisbane Square Library, 266 George Street, Brisbane City
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Age

Young adults, Adults, Seniors

Cost

Free

The original Duyfken was the first European ship to land on Australian shores. In 1606 the ship anchored near Weipa in north Queensland. Seeking 'Nova Guinea', or new gold, the ship had inadvertently landed on a barren strip of coastland hundreds of kilometres south of the Spice Islands in present day Indonesia.  Join Roy Stall as he tells of the Duyfken's voyages and the replica which was built in Freemantle.

Bookings

Bookings required. Phone Brisbane Square Library on 07 3403 4166 to reserve your place.

Venue

Brisbane Square Library, 266 George Street, Brisbane City

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