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06-March-2014
06-March-2014

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A plaque commemorates the opening of the new Cairns High School in 1941.

The new Cairns High School will be officially opened by the Attorney General (Mr. J. O'Keefe) at 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. The ceremony will begin in front of the fine £30,300 structure, and then Mr. O'Keefe will open the door leading to the building, inside which be will unveil a tablet bearing particulars of the ceremony. The public will then be allowed to inspect the building.
Cairns Post (Qld), 4 February 1941.

Location

Address:156-194 Sheridan Street, Cairns High School, Cairns, 4870
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -16.915788
Long: 145.767214
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 5th February, 1941
Front Inscription

This Tablet Commemorates
The Official Opening
         Of The
Cairns State High School
          And
Technical College
             By
The Hon. J. O`Keefe M.L.A.  
     Attorney General
    5th Feb. 1941

Source: MA
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