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Winchelsea School Centenary : November 2013
Winchelsea School Centenary : November 2013

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A Plaque presented by the Shire of Winchelsea commemorates the centenary of the Winchelsea School No 2015. The centenary of the school was celebrated on the 7th & 8th April 1978.

The Church of England conducted the first Winchelsea School in 1854. This school was No. 659 Winchelsea and was the forerunner of the State School No 2015. An opposition school operated in the Wesleyan Chapel in the period 1868-1878. After the completion of the new building as requested from the Department by the Board Advice No. 283, the State School No 2015 was officially opened on the 1st of March 1878 by the Governor of Victoria.

Location

Address:60 Main Street (Princes Highway) , Winchelsea Primary School , Winchelsea, 3241
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.24449
Long: 143.984917
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1878
Approx. Event End Date:1978

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:April-1978
Front Inscription

          PRESENTED BY
THE SHIRE OF WINCHELSEA
TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF
WINCHELSEA SCHOOL NO.2015
      AND UNVEILED BY
THE OLDEST EX-PUPIL PRESENT
MR.J.G.ALSOP               AGED 92





 

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