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30-November-2013
30-November-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Peter F Williams

A tree planted in 1971 commemorates 100 years of Freemasonry in Kiama, on the site of Kiama`s first open air church service and near the site of the first Masonic Lodge which met on the 5th July 1871.

Location

Address:Terralong Street, Black Beach Bay, Kiama, 2533
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.670567
Long: 150.855775
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:05-July-1871
Actual Event End Date:05-July-1871

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 3rd July, 1971
Front Inscription

Lodge Kiama No.35 U.G.L. of N.S.W.

             THIS PLAQUE
Unveiled By His Worship The Mayor of Kiama,
          Ald, P. J. SAPHIN,
Commemorates The Planting
Of A Morton (sic) Bay Fig Tree, Adjacent Hereto,
       By Most Worshipful Bro.
ROBERT ARTHUR HAMMOND
Grand Master Of The United Grand Lodge Of N.S.W.
         On The 3rd July 1971,
To Celebrate "100 Years Of Freemasonary In Kiama".
    This Being The Site Of The First
Open Air Church Service In Kiama And Near To The Site Of The First
Masonic Meeting Of Lodge Samaritan No. 294 On 5th July, 1871

Source: MA,H
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