Grace Darling’s remarkable rescue

Grace Darling was born on 24 November 1815 in Northumberland, northeast England. She was the daughter of a lighthouse keeper and lived with her eight siblings on an island just off the coast in Longstone Lighthouse. In the morning of the 7 September 1838, aged just...

Inspirational Girls: Grace Bussell

Grace Bussell Though she is the national heroine of Australia, these days Grace Bussell is largely unheard of in most of the rest of the world. But in 1876, at just 16 years old, Grace is credited for...

31 Heroines of March 2010: Grace Darling

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we invite people to submit their girlhood heroines for the Heroines Quilt Project. Read about Grace Darling.

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