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The avenue of trees were originally planted in 1947 to commemorate those who served in World War Two. The original trees were destroyed in the Ash Wednesday fire of 1983.
New trees were planted and a cairn erected in 1985 as part of a project to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Victoria.
|Address:||Cobden-Warrnambool Road, Naringal, 3277|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.396286|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Avenue of Honour|
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 24th March, 1985|
This plaque commemorates the men and women from the Naringal District who enlisted for the 1939-45 war. The original memorial plantation being destroyed in the Ash Wednesday fires.
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The new plantation also commemorates the devastation to property and loss of lives on Ash Wednesday, 16th February, 1983
Growing Together 1984 -85
This project marks the 150th Anniversary of the State of Victoria commemorated in 1984 -85.
Unveiled by Cr.J.B.KELLY Shire President on 24th March, 1985.