Adelaide River Museum Permanent display of OTL items ongoing Adelaide River, NT ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT
DATE VENUE CONTACT
August 22 2022, 10am Todd Memorial, 20 km south of Dunmarra Roadhouse, Stuart Highway nt@ot150.net derekpugh1@gmail.com
Derek Pugh Twenty to the Mile the Overland Telegraph Public Talk 2022 and NT Book Launch 5 PM, 11 May 2022 (Heritage Week) Northern Territory Library, Parliament House Northern Territory Library and Archives LANT,   Wendy.Garden@nt.gov.au  ACTIVITY TYPE  DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT 2022 National Trust Darwin Barbara James Memorial Lecture - The Overland Telegraph: Connecting Australia to the World Lecture 12 May 2022, 6-7 pm Burnett House gardens Northern Territory National Trust National Trust  ACTIVITY  TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT Overland Telegraph Line Display Katherine Museum Display on the OTL Ongoing Katherine NT Katherine Museum (08) 8972 3945   ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT National Trust Darwin display and walk Guided walks from Roadmasters House to Cable Landing Site visiting OTL memorials and other historic sites along the way Heritage Week May 2022 Roadmasters House. 1 McMinn Street, Darwin National Trust Darwin  Trevor Menzies	   menzies2@bigpond.net.au   ACTIVITY TYPE  DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT National Trust Darwin display and walk Display of OTL artefacts and photographs  April to November 2022 Roadmasters House. 1 McMinn Street, Darwin National Trust Darwin  Trevor Menzies	   menzies2@bigpond.net.au ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historic talks, display and activities  8-12 August 2022 Alice Springs Telegraph Station NT Parks and Wildlife  08 8951 8272 ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT Alice Springs Telegraph Station display Open Day. Historic and cultural activities, displays. Food stalls 13 August 2022 10am-3pm Alice Springs Telegraph Station NT Parks and Wildlife  08 8951 8272 ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT Alice Springs Telegraph Station Breakfast and ABC Radio broadcast TBC August 2022 Alice Springs Telegraph Station NT Parks and Wildlife  08 8951 8272 ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT Mates of the Murranji A Muster of Mates 22 August 2022 Frews Ponds, Newcastle Waters, Daly Waters after the OTL Commemoration Mates of the Murranji Wayne Kraft	krafty@matesofthemurranji.com.au ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT Tennant Creek Telegraph Station Picnic under the Stars with Danny Gillies play, ‘Journal, John McDouall Stuart’ 20 August 2022. 5-8pm Tennant Creek Telegraph Station NT Parks and Wildlife  08 8951 8272 ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT Barrow Creek Telegraph Station Historic talks and building displays  16 August 2022 10am-3pm Barrow Creek Telegraph Station NT Parks and Wildlife  08 8951 8272 ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT
FEATURED OTL Sesquicentenary Commemoration This is an official commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Overland Telegraph Line by NT Heritage at the ‘joining pole’ where the north and south wires were joined to link Port Darwin and Adelaide by telegraph on 22 August 1872. The presentation and entertainment will begin at 10 AM on Monday 22 August 2022 at the Sir Charles Todd memorial on the Stuart Highway. This will be followed by a walk or transport to the joining pole, 1.7 km west, for a re-enactment and telling of the story of the ceremonial joining 150 years ago at 12:10 PM.
Overland Telegraph 150th Anniversary 1872-2022 Hands-on Telegraph Demonstration Historic Talk, Transmission and receiving messages signalled by Morse Code with visitor participation 19 - 27 August 2022 Alice Springs Telegraph Station NT Parks and Wildlife  08 8951 8272 ACTIVITY TYPE  DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT
Adelaide River Museum Permanent display of OTL items ongoing Adelaide River, NT ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT Derek Pugh’s ‘Twenty to the Mile’Public Talk and NT Book Launch 5 PM, 11 May 2022 (Heritage Week) N T Library, Parliament House Northern Territory Library and Archives LANT,   Wendy.Garden@nt.gov.au  ACTIVITY   TYPE  DATE  VENUE  COODINATOR CONTACT 2022 Barbara James Memorial Lecture -  The OTL: Connecting Australia to the WorldLecture 12 May 2022, 6-7 pm Burnett House gardens Northern Territory National Trust National Trust  ACTIVITY  TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT Overland Telegraph Line Display Katherine Museum Display on the OTL 2022, Ongoing Katherine NT Katherine Museum (08) 8972 3945 ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT Alice Springs Telegraph Station display Historic talks, display and activities 8-12 August 2022 Alice Springs Telegraph Station NT Parks and Wildlife 08 8951 8272 ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT National Trust Darwin display and walk Guided walks from Roadmasters Houseto Cable Landing Site visiting OTLmemorials and other historic sites Heritage Week May 2022 Roadmasters,  1 McMinn Street, Darwin National Trust Darwin Trevor Menzies	   menzies2@bigpond.net.au ACTIVITY TYPE    DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT National Trust Darwin display and walk Display of OTL artefacts and photographs  April to November 2022 Roadmasters House. 1 McMinn Street, Darwin National Trust Darwin  Trevor Menzies	   menzies2@bigpond.net.au ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE  COODINATOR CONTACT Mates of the Murranji A Muster of Mates 22 August 2022 Frews Ponds, Newcastle Waters, DalyWaters after the OTL Commemoration Mates of the Murranji krafty@matesofthemurranji.com.au ACTIVITY TYPE DATE  VENUE   COODINATOR  CONTACT Alice Springs Telegraph Station display Open Day. Historic and cultural activities, displays. Food stalls 13 August 2022 10am-3pm Alice Springs Telegraph Station NT Parks and Wildlife  08 8951 8272 ACTIVITY TYPE  DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT Alice Springs Telegraph Station Breakfast and ABC Radio broadcast TBC August 2022 Alice Springs Telegraph Station NT Parks and Wildlife  08 8951 8272 ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT Tennant Creek Telegraph Station Picnic under stars with Danny Gillies play, ‘Journal, John McDouall Stuart’ 20 August 2022, 5-8 pm Tennant Creek Telegraph Station NT Parks and Wildlife 08 8951 8272 ACTIVITY TYPE  DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT Barrow Creek Telegraph Station Historic talks and building displays  16 August 2022 10am-3pm Barrow Creek Telegraph Station NT Parks and Wildlife  08 8951 8272 ACTIVITY TYPE DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT

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Territory

DATE VENUE CONTACT
August 22 2022, 10am Todd Memorial, 20 km south of Dunmarra Roadhouse, Stuart Highway nt@ot150.net derekpugh1@gmail.com
FEATURED OTL Sesquicentenary Commemoration This is an official commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Overland Telegraph Line by NT Heritage at the ‘joining pole’ where the north and south wires were joined to link Port Darwin and Adelaide by telegraph on 22 August 1872. The presentation and entertainment will begin at 10 AM on Monday 22 August 2022 at the Sir Charles Todd memorial on the Stuart Highway. This will be followed by a walk or transport to the joining pole, 1.7 km west, for a re-enactment and telling of the story of the ceremonial joining 150 years ago at 12:10 PM.
Hands-on Telegraph Demonstration Transmission/receiving messages byMorse Code with visitor participation 19-27 August 2022 Alice Springs Telegraph Station NT Parks and Wildlife  08 8951 8272 ACTIVITY TYPE  DATE VENUE COODINATOR CONTACT
Overland Telegraph 150th Anniversary 1872-2022