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03-August-2014
03-August-2014
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A plaque commemorates the Staghorn Flat State School No. 1593 which stood opposite the site from 1875 to 1937. The plaque also acknowledges Hedley Colwell, headmaster of the school 1889-1929 and respected community leader. 

Location

Address:Yackandandah - Wodonga Road, On Avenue of Honour Memorial, Staghorn Flat, 3691
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.24475
Long: 146.93405
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:State
Approx. Event Start Date:1875
Approx. Event End Date:1937

Dedication

Front Inscription

This Plaque Commemorates
The Staghorn Flat State School No. 1593
1875 - 1937
Which Stood On The Hillside Opposite Until 1999
          And
Hedley Colwell
The Devoted Headmaster From 1889 - 1929
Who Exercised A Formative Influence
On Those Enlisted
A Wise And Trusted Leader In
Community And Church
Local Historian

Source: MA
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