Author presents to national history conference

By | September 30, 2013

Author Liz Harfull had her first public outing with material gathered for her new book about Robe when she was asked to present a paper during a national history conference in Adelaide this month. The combined History SA and Oral History Association of Australia event brought together speakers and delegates from around the country and overseas under the theme, “She said, he said: Reading, writing and recording history’. Liz chose to focus on stories around the the emergence of Robe as a holiday destination, starting with pastoralist Henry Jones and his wife Frances, who built Karatta House. The grand two-storey building later because the summer residence for Governor Sir James Fergusson and his family. For more information about the conference visit the conference website.