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29-June-2019
29-June-2019

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

A grove of trees commemorates the earthquake that occurred in August 1994 and the bush fires which threatened the town in September 1994.

Location

Address:Helena Street , Sportsground, Ellalong, 2325
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.915304
Long: 151.312478
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Fire

Dedication

Front Inscription

This grove of trees was planted to commemorate the earthquake August 6, 1994 at 9.06 PM magnitude 5.9

And the bush fires which threatened the village in September 1994

The groups involved in the project were

The pupils of the Ellalong Public School
Cessnock City Council
Ellalong Tidy Town
Ellalong Quaryy

Source: MA
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