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21-April-2014
21-April-2014

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The foundation stone of the Victoria Public Library commemorates the 60th year of the reign of Queen Victoria.

Location

Address:Roe Street, Perth Cultural Precinct, Perth, 6000
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.949984
Long: 115.86112
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Imperial
Actual Event STart Date:20-June-1837
Actual Event End Date:20-June-1897

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 22nd June, 1897
Front Inscription

This Stone of the Victoria Public Library Was laid by His Excellency Sir Gerard Smith, K.C.M.G In commemoration of
The completion of the sixtieth year of her reign Of Her Majesty Queen Victoria

And as a memorial of the continued loyalty And devotion of the people of this colony To Her Majesty`s Throne and Person

June 22nd 1897
 

Plaque :

The Colonists of Western Australia Moved by loyalty and love Inscribed this foundation stone of a Public Library With the name of Her Majesty Queen Victoria On the jubilee day of her beneficient reign

22 June 1897

 

Source: MA
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