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31-August-2015
31-August-2015

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Harrington Memorial Hall & Literary Institute was originally erected in memory of those who served in World War One. A preliminary opening of the hall was held on the 17th September 1924. 
 

The official opening of the Harrington Soldiers` Memorial Hall and Literary Institute eventuated on Boxing Night, December 26th. The weather was fine and a good attendance of visitors to the seaside resort tended to make the function financially a success. Councillor Whatson thanked the committee for the great honor conferred upon him in giving him the privilege of opening such a splendid memorial to the brave men who went voluntarily at the call of the Empire to defend her in her time of trouble, and also congratulated the people of Harrington for the energy displayed in erecting such a fine structure — a worthy memorial to perpetuate a worthy object. 
The Northern Champion (Taree, NSW), 10 January 1925.

Location

Address:Pilot Street, Harrington, 2427
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.871906
Long: 152.689937
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 26th December, 1925
Front Inscription

        HARRINGTON
     MEMORIAL HALL &
     LITERARY INSTITUTE

Honouring The Centenary of ANZAC
       Lest We Forget

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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