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A cairn commemorates the commencement of the building of the Lord Howe Island Museum.

 

Location

Address:Lagoon & Middle Beach Roads, Lord Howe Island Museum, Lord Howe Island, 2898
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.527891
Long: 159.066595
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 17th February, 1998
Front Inscription

The Lord Howe Island Historical Society

This cairn built by the children of Lord Howe Island commemorates the commencement of the building of the new Lord Howe Island Museum

This plaque was unveiled by the Hon. Pam Allan M.P. State Minister for the Environment on Discovery Day, 17th February, 1998

Lord Howe Island Board

Plaque :

Museum Managing Committee

Harry Woolnough OAM - Patron
Jim Dorman - Founding President & Curator
Cindy Charlton Shick - Treasurer
Chris Murray - Secretary

Museum Trustees
Dest Thompson
Dulcie King
Gower Wilson

Benefactors of the new museum
Ian Kiernan AO, OAM  Chairman New Museum Steering Committee
Mile Tomaszewski - Architect
John R Buttle - FInancial advisor
Greg Pearce - Legal advisor

With special recognition for dedicated support from Alastair Howard and members of the Lord Howe Island Board

Sandra Nori M. P.
Paul Glaser
Ian Menzies
Geoff O`Loughlan
Bill Lambourne

Source: MA
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