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22 August, 2019 at 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
In January 1900 twenty-three year-old Maggie Heffernan drowned her infant son in the Yarra. She was found guilty of murder and sentenced to death. But Maggie’s case was especially pitiful and attracted some powerful advocates. In her case mercy prevailed.
Find out about Maggie Heffernan in this free talk.
Presented as part of the ‘Wayward Women?’ Public Program