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March 2021

James Harrison (1816-1819) Inventor – Editor – Entrepreneur

19 March @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

History buffs (and people interested in design, science and engineering) must not miss this online live-streamed event about the brilliant inventor James Harrison, a Glasgow-trained printer who in 1840 sailed to Geelong to found The Geelong Advertiser. The session is for students in all of the above fields, and will enlighten all about Geelong’s pioneering years. Harrison was a ground-breaker in other fields. His 1854 invention of a steam-powered ice making machine in Geelong – then part of a remote…

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