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16-September-2013
16-September-2013

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A stone arch commemorates the Golden Jubilee of the local Australian Natives Association branch 1940. The arch was in memory of the pioneers. 

SWAN HILL, Wednesday. The golden jubilee of the Swan Hill branch of the A.N.A., established in 1890, was celebrated today and tonight. Many visitors from various parts of Victoria were present, including the chief president of the A.N .A. (Mr. Hughes). In the afternoon a marble memorial arch to the pioneers was unveiled before a large attendance of the public and school children. The visitors were welcomed by the president of the Swan Hill branch (Cr. G. E. Kurrle), and the memorial was handed over to the borough council. Visitors attended a civic reception by the mayor and borough councillors. A Jubilee smoke social in the town hall this evening was attended by 400 branch members and visitors. 
Age (Melbourne), 30 May 1940. 

Location

Address:Monash Drive, Riverside Park, Swan Hill, 3585
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.340644
Long: 143.563558
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:30-April-1890
Actual Event End Date:30-April-1940

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 29th May, 1940
Front Inscription

Erected By
Swan Hill Branch A.N.A.
To Commemorate Its
Golden Jubilee
30th. April 1940.

Left Side Inscription

A. N. A.
1880

Right Side Inscription

A. N. A.
1940

Source: MA,VMR
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