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Sabbath Schools Memorial : 24-August-2011
Sabbath Schools Memorial : 24-August-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Sabbath Schools Trees were planted to commemorate Sabbath School movement worldwide.

In 1880 a tree was planted to commemorate the centenary; in 1930 a second tree was planted from a stock grown from the original tree to commemorate the 150th anniversary; and a third tree was planted in 1980.


Address:Thompson & Kennedy Streets, Botanical Gardens, Hamilton, 3300
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.746614
Long: 142.024706
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Culture


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 2nd July, 1930
Front Inscription

The adjoining tree was planted in commemoration of the centenary of Sabbath Schools by William Thomson Esq.  Mayor A. Milton 2nd July 1880

The adjoining tree was planted by Mrs. M. B. Thomson to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Sabbath Schools. 2nd July 1930

Source: MA,RUMV
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