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The stone commemorates Queen Victoria`s Diamond Jubilee in 1897. The stone was relaid in 1984. 

On September 23, 1896, Queen Victoria surpassed King George III as Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, but she requested that celebrations of the milestone be delayed until June 1897, the 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne.

Location

Address:McCallum & Beveridge Streets, Town Hall, Swan Hill, 3585
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.339074
Long: 143.558211
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
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

Queens Diamond Jubilee
Memorial Stone, Shire Hall, 

Laid 22nd June 1897 by John Gray Esq. J.P. President.

Relaid 1984

Source: VMR,RHSV
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