50th Anniversary of the 1956 Olympic Torch RelayPrint Page
A plaque commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Olympic Torch relay.
|Address:||Lannercost Street, Hinchinbrook Shire Council Office, Ingham, 4850|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -18.650685|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||10-November-1956|
|Actual Event End Date:||10-November-2006|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 10th November, 2006|
Games of the XIV Olympiad
On 10th November 1956 N. Mollenhagen handed the Olympic torch to Hinchinbrook Shire Chairman, Alderman Mr W. O., Garbutt who lit a mini cauldron and after a short welcome ceremony lit the torch and handed it to B. Regan to continue the 1956 Olympic Torch Relay to Melbourne
Erected by Hinchinbrook Shire Council to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Olympic Torch Relay 10th November 2006