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Plaque commemorates the wall and lookout towers built by the community.
On November 27 1918, which was a public holiday, Mount Gambier had its greatest ever working bee. 800 tradesmen and labourers , 300 women who supplied the food , as well as vegetables donated by Chinese market gardeners , encouraged by 700 visitors and 650 school children constructed three wooden look-outs over the three Lakes and virtually completed a stone wall ten chains long and ten to fourteen feet high.
|Address:||Bay Road (Riddoch Highway) , Between Blue Lake & Leg of Mutton Lake, Mount Gambier, 5290|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.843317|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||27-November-1918|
|Actual Event End Date:||27-November-1918|
|Monument Designer:||Eve Knight|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 27th November, 1981|
THIS PLAQUE UNVEILED ON 27TH NOVEMBER 1981 BY HIS WORSHIP THE MAYOR, MR A.L.SEALEY TO COMMEMORATE THE BUILDING OF THIS WALL AND LOOKOUT BY THE CITIZENS OF MOUNT GAMBIER AND DISTRICT DURING THE COMMUNITY WORKING BEE OF NOVEMBER THE 27TH 1918. CHAIRMAN ARTHUR ROOK ARCHITECT EVE KNIGHT