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Regal Landings : 13-March-2012
Regal Landings : 13-March-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates the Regal and Vice-Regal landings that have occured at St Kilda pier between 1895 and 1934

Location

Address:Pier Road, St Kilda, 3182
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.864339
Long: 144.970928
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Imperial
Actual Event STart Date:25-October-1895
Actual Event End Date:18-May-1934

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 2nd November, 1985
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates Regal and Vice-Regal landings at St Kilda pier 1895 - 1934

25th October 1985  Lord Brassey - Governor of the Colony of Victoria

6th May 1901 Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York

10th December 1901 Sir George Sydenham Clarke - First Governor of the State of Victoria

21st Janaury 1904  Lord Northcote - Governor-General

31st July 1911 Lord Denman - Governor-General

11th May 1914  Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson - Governor-General 

26th May 1920 His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales

24th February 1921 Lord Stradbroke  - Governor of Victoria

28th June 1926 Lord Somers - Governor of Victoria

21st April 1927 Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York

18th May 1934 Lord Huntingfield  - Governor of Victoria

Unveiled by Councillor J. F. Callanan J.P., Mayor 1985-86 and Councillor T. S. Collison 2nd November 1985.

This project was initiated by the Historical Society of St Kilda and erected by the St. Kilda Community Committee for the 150th anniversary of the State of Victoria

St. Kilda Community Committee for Victoria`s 150th anniversary.  Cr. T. S. Collison (Chairman), Cr. M. Grimwade, Mr. C. F. George J.P., Ms. L. M. Hatton, Mr. L. A. Isaacs, MS. V. A. Redding, Dr. A. Stavic, Mr. M. A. C. Stidston, Mr. D. J. Taggart, Mr. G. J. Wardell

 

Source: MA
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