Monday, July 19, 2010

National Archaeology Week - Toowong Cemetery

Archaeologists from the University of Queensland along with the Friends of Toowong Cemetery will continue excavations begun last year to uncover buried monuments. The excavations will run 24-26 May with school groups involved for the first two days. In addition to the excavations the story of Elizabeth Dale, who drowned at the cemetery in 1905, will be retold and the graves of those involved in tthe story visited. Members of the public are welcome 9am -- 2pm Saturday 26 May. There will also be displays about some of the cemetery's occupants, and some of the material recovered last year.

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