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Laying of the Foundation Stone : 06-October-2011
Laying of the Foundation Stone : 06-October-2011
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Plaque commemorates the laying of the foundation stone of the Royal Exhibition Building.

Location

Address:Nicholson Street, Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, 3053
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.80485
Long: 144.972519
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 19th February, 1979
Front Inscription

To commemorate the laying of the foundation stone of this building on February 19th 1879 this plaque was unveiled by His Excellency the Honourable Sir Henry Winneke, K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., O.B.E., K.St.J., Q.C., Governor of the State of Victoria on February 19th 1979 in the presence of the Premier the Honourable R. J. Hamer, E.D., M.P.  Members of the Ministry the Legislative Council the Legislative Assembly the Exhibition Trustees and the citizens of Victoria.

Exhibition Trustees [ Names ]

Source: MA
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