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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

 

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