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28-April-2014
28-April-2014

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland / Sandra Brown
A garden commemorates the arrival of the 2000 Olympic flame in Mildura.

Location

Address:Deakin Avenue, Mildura, 3500
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.185518
Long: 142.162146
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Sport

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 19th August, 2000
Front Inscription

OIympic Flower Bed

Dedicated as a Botanic reminder of the day
the Olympic Flame was in Mildura.

The rose bed featured 51 bushes of the Olympic Rose,
one for each torch bearer who took part in the torch relay.

A perennial plant known as Wormwood,
which has a silver leaf, and
bronze carex grass were
also planted in the bed.

19 August 2000

Plaque :

Commemorating the 49 Torch Bearers who contributed to
the 2000 Sydney Olympic Torch Relay - Mildura
Two nominated torch bearers did not participate on the day.

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Source: MA
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