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A plaque commemorates the centenary of the Hawthorn West School.

Hawthorn West Central school will celebrate its Centenary tomorrow. To celebrate the occasion, students will be given a special medal and free ice cream. On Saturday there will be a school reunion, at which old students and friends will attend.  Among those expected to attend will be the Director of Education (Mr. A. Ramsay), the mayor of Hawthorn (Cr. Swan) , Mr. Keon, M.P., and Mr. Murphy, M.L.A.  Next week there will a children's ball in Hawthorn town hall. A commemoration plaque will be unveiled tomorrow by Mr. Ramsay.
Age (Melbourne), 18 November 1953.


Address:Burwood Road & Wood Street, Hawthorn , 3122
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.820024
Long: 145.018235
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Monument Designer:1853
Monument Manufacturer:1953


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 19th November, 1953
Front Inscription

To commemorate the centenary of this school
1853-1953; a hundred years spent in childhood`s service

Source: RHSV, MA
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