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North Creswick State School Diamond Jubilee : 02-February-2013
North Creswick State School Diamond Jubilee : 02-February-2013

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Memorial Gates erected to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of the school in 1938. 

Creswick. Sunday. Ornamental gates to commemorate the diamond jubilee of North Creswick State school. No. 2041, were opened yesterday by Mr. J. A. Graham, a former scholar, yesterday. The gates, which were erected by former scholars, were then presented to the school committee by the Old Scholars' Association. The jubilee celebrations were attended by 400 old scholars and visitors. A back-to-school, under former teachers, was held, and a reunion tea followed. A birthday cake, with 60 candles, was cut by Mrs. H. Pearce, of Creswick, the oldest lady scholar. She was presented with a silver cake lifter, and Mr Graham with a pair of gold scissors as mementoes.
The Age (Melbourne), 18 April 1928. 

Location

Address:Macs Street, Creswick North Primary School , Creswick, 3363
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.408951
Long: 143.89077
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1878
Approx. Event End Date:1938

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th April, 1938
Front Inscription

1878   JUBILEE GATES 1938

Source: MA
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