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Pomona  Memorial School of Arts :11- 08-2009
Pomona Memorial School of Arts :11- 08-2009

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The Pomona Memorial School of Arts was erected in memory of those who served in World War One.

The Memorial School of Arts was officially opened by the Lieutenant- Governor, the Honourable William Lennon on the 4th September 1926 in front of a large gathering. Mr J. Aird briefly outlined the history of the hall which dated back to 1922. In the early development of the project a queen competition was held and the sum of £300 was raised and this sum was augmented by various kinds of entertainment. However in the last 6 months, the ladies auxiliary committee manage to raise the balance of the funds required to erect the hall. The contractor for the hall was Mr W. Wardrop and the foundation work for the portico had been carried out by the Reverend R. St. George. The total cost of the hall was £564/10/- and the building was debt free.
Nambour Chronicle and North Coast Advertiser, 10th September 1926

Location

Address:6 Reserve Street, Pomona, 4568
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.365308
Long: 152.85504
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Monument Manufacturer:Mr W. Wardrop

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 4th September, 1926
Front Inscription
               POMONA
MEMORIAL SCHOOL OF ARTS
Source: SKP, MA
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