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29-November-2014
29-November-2014

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
A Pomelo tree planted to commemorate the many Chinese buried in the cemetery area during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Location

Address:Carpenter Street, Bendigo Cemetery , Bendigo, 3550
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.778333
Long: 144.284167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 9th October, 1996
Front Inscription
THIS POMELO TREE (KNOWN TO THE CHINESE AS THE TREE OF LIFE)
WAS PLANTED ON 9 OCTOBER 1996 IN RECOGNITION AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE MANY CHINESE BURIED AT OR IN CLOSE
PROXIMITY TO THIS SITE DURING THE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES
Source: MA
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