Centenary of Newtown - Silkstone State SchoolPrint Page
|Address:||Grange Road, Newtown Park, Newtown, 4304|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.617456|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||17-July-1882|
|Actual Event End Date:||17-July-1982|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 5th June, 1982|
This plaque marks the site of the Newtown State School
Opened on 17th July 1882.
Occupancy ceased in December 1915 with the pupils moving into a new school at Silkstone in January 1916.
Plaque unveiled in 5th June 1982 by Mrs. Leonore Grieve (nee Cooper) and Mrs. Olga Lawrie (nee Woolley)
Grandaughters of Thos. Woolley foundation Secretary of the Newotwn School to commemorate the centenary of the Newtown - Silkstone State School