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12-September-2015
12-September-2015

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A plaque commemorates the centenary of Newtown - Silkstone State School.

Location

Address:Grange Road, Newtown Park, Newtown, 4304
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.617456
Long: 152.779808
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:17-July-1882
Actual Event End Date:17-July-1982

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 5th June, 1982
Front Inscription

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

Source: MA
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