Our grannies - the Alexandrian women The massive female emigration from the Goriška region to Egypt in the second half of the 19th century started due to the fact that during the construction of the Suez Canal, and still more so after its opening in the year 1869, the number of European entrepreneurs..

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The opening of the second exhibition set up by the Society took place in the Summer 2007 in the house »Hiša na placu« in Prvačina. The exhibition in the house encloses two rooms, the bigger one is dedicated to a permanent exhibition, the smaller one on the other hand, to the Alexandrian Women from the settlement Gradišče nad Prvačino.