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16-March-2014
16-March-2014

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A monument commemorates the foundation of horse racing in Tasmania in 1814. 

Location

Address:6 Goodwood Road, Elwick Racecourse, Glenorchy, 7010
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.827387
Long: 147.285668
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Sport
Approx. Event Start Date:1814

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 4th March, 1961
Front Inscription

This memorial marks the Foundation of Racing in Tasmania 1814.

A gift of the family of the late Mr T.B. Clarke, Campbell Town.

Unveiled by H. W. Strutt MHA March 4th 1961

Erected by the Tasmanian Society

Source: MA
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