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28-March-2014
28-March-2014
Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin
A plaque on the Discovery of Copper monument commemorates miners who have lost their lives due to industrial accidetns or disease in the copper mining industry

Location

Address:George & Henry Streets, Queens Square, Moonta, 5558
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.066938
Long: 137.589665
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Industrial
Approx. Event Start Date:1861
Approx. Event End Date:1961

Dedication

Front Inscription

1861  1961

The Shaftman

This plaque is to commemorate the sacrifice and service of those who by accident or industrial disease gave their lives for the industry

"No dividends had they to prize, with toil and pain they gave their lives" 

Source: MA
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