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Peace Bell
Peace Bell

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Darlington Peace Bell was erected with money raised by the Darlington town and district communities. The bell was rung after the signing of the Peace Treaty ending the First World War. Funding was received through the ANZAC Centenary Grants Program for a plaque to be placed at the Peace Bell. 

Location

Address:Ware Street, Mechanics Institute Hall, Darlington, 3271
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.996781
Long: 143.048694
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1

Dedication

Front Inscription

THE PEACE BELL
THE BELL WAS BOUGHT FROM MONIES COLLECTED IN THE TOWN AND AROUND THE DISTRICT AFTER THE SIGNING OF THE PEACE TREATY ENDING THE WAR OF 1914 -1918

THE BELL WAS RUNG. 

AFTER THIS IT WAS USED BY THE DARLINGTON SCHOOL NO 777 AS THE SCHOOL BELL.

Source: MA,RSLV, VWHI
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