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23-November-2013
23-November-2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

A monument commemorates those who were involved in establishing the permanent home for the Bendigo Agricultural Society.

Location

Address:Holmes Road, Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo, 3550
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.738757
Long: 144.270272
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 25th October, 1996
Front Inscription

25th October 1996

Dedicated on this date in recognition of all those involved with establishing these grounds which provided a new and permanent home for the Bendigo Agricultural Society

1964 First sod turned
1968 First show held on the new grounds
1974 Officially named "The Prince of Wales Showgrounds" to commemorate the visit by HRH the Prince of Wales

Source: MA
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