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02-January-2016
02-January-2016

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The fountain was erected by the Burgess of Dunolly to commemorate the jubilee year of the reign of Queen Victoria in 1887. It also states the Dunolly was proclaimed a Borough in 1858.  

In 1887, the British Empire celebrated Victoria's Golden Jubilee. Victoria marked the fiftieth anniversary of her accession on 20 June 1887 with a banquet to which 50 kings and princes were invited.

Location

Address:Market Street, Gordon Gardens, Dunolly, 3472
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.858752
Long: 143.732932
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Fountain
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Imperial
Actual Event STart Date:20-June-1837
Actual Event End Date:20-June-1887

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1887
Front Inscription

Erected by the Burgesses oof Dunolly.

In commemoration of the Jubilee Year of the reign of Her Most Gracious Majesty  Queen Victoria.

1887.

Left Side Inscription

1887

Councill9ors in office

Robert Ritchie J.P. Mayor
Henry O`Brien Daly J.P.
John Desmond J.P.
William Frederick Tatchell
Walter Thomas Hansford J.P.
William Henry Langler J.P.
Henry Ison.
John Russell.
John McAra Clover.
 

S. H. Butler.  Town Clerk.

Right Side Inscription

Creation of Municipality

Dunolly

Proclaimed a Borough

May 21st 1858.

Source: MA
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