50th Anniversary of the 1956 Olympic Torch RelayPrint Page
A plaque commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the 1956 Olympic Torch Relay which passed through Maryborough in November 1956.
|Address:||Kent & Lennox Streets, Maryborough City Hall , Maryborough, 4650|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -25.537444|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||14-November-1956|
|Actual Event End Date:||14-November-2006|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 14th November, 2006|
Games of the XIV Olympiad
On 14th November 1956, R. Kerr handed the Olympic Torch to Maryborough City Mayor, Alderman R. A. Hunter, who lit a mini cauldron and after a short welcome cermony, lit the torch and handed it to A. Hills to continue the 1956 Olympic Torch Relay to Melbourne.
Erected by the Maryborough City Council to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Olympic Torch Relay
14th November 2006