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Town Council erected the monument in the early 1980`s in gratitude for the Salvation Army`s care of many needy residents especially during the gold rush.

The first service was held on this site on 17 May 1884

Location

Address:Patrick & Sloane Streets, Stawell and District Library, Stawell, 3380
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.06
Long: 142.772778
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 14th April, 1984
Front Inscription

This stone commemorates the centenary of the Salvation Army`s commencement in Stawell in the Market Hall near this site on May 17th 1884.

Unveiled by Commissioner Eva Burrows, Territorial Commander of the Australian Southern Territory April 14th 1984. Jarl Wahlstr"m, General. Frank Spriggs, Mayor.

Source: RUMV,VMR
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